Queen’s Birthday Honours List – 2019

The Lord-Lieutenant, Sheriff Iona McDonald, who was, herself, awarded an OBE, would like to send her congratulations and best wishes to the following residents of Ayrshire who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List which was announced on Friday 7th June 2019.

Brian Harold Donohoe, North Ayrshire - For Parliamentary and Political Service
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
John Mark Gibson, East Ayrshire - For services to Heritage.
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Sara Kim Donald, East Ayrshire - For public and political service.
Susanne Fernando, North Ayrshire - For services to Cervical Cancer, Autism and military veterans in Ayrshire
British Empire Medal (BEM)
James Gourlay, South Ayrshire - For services to youth and professional football.

Sheriff McDonald remarked “I would like to see more people from across Ayrshire and Arran being recognised with an Honour and I would actively encourage anyone who is aware of someone worthy of an award to nominate them. This is a fairly straightforward process and further details can be found on the Lieutenancy website, www.lordlieutenantayrshireandarran.org.uk , or by contacting Nigel Martin, Clerk to the Lieutenancy,2 Wellington Square, Ayr KA7 1EN.  Tel 01292 265024