EIS Organisers

Created on: 12 Sep 2016 | Last modified: 12 Mar 2024

The work of EIS Organisers focuses on the recruitment and retention of members and developing wider membership engagement in the union.

This work includes support for student members; encouraging the involvement of newly qualified teachers; organising and developing training for EIS Reps as well as promoting the EIS at conferences and events.

As well as recruitment, the Organisers can assist Local Associations to develop and deliver bespoke trade-union training/learning events. 

EIS Organisers work closely with Local Associations, College Branches and University Branches. 

Part of their role is also to support the EIS campaigning agenda; they help communicate key campaign and policy messages to members in their workplaces. 

Organiser Support for Local Associations:

Ruth Winters Eilidh Gittus Dan Thompson Dee Matthew Suki Sangha Rob Henthorn Liam McCabe 
Craig Carson
Dumfries & Galloway Edinburgh Aberdeen West Dunbartonshire Argyll and Bute Clackmannanshire Angus East Dunbartonshire
East Lothian Scottish Borders Aberdeenshire East Ayrshire North Ayrshire Dundee East Renfrewshire Orkney 
Fife Midlothian Highland Glasgow Shetland Falkirk North Lanarkshire South Lanarkshire
West Lothian   Moray Inverclyde Renfrewshire  Perth and Kinross Western Isles Stirling
        South Ayrshire       

Organiser support for college branches:

Ruth Winters

Eilidh Gittus Dan Thompson Dee Matthew Suki Sangha Rob Henthorn Liam McCabe Craig Carson
Dumfries & Galloway College Edinburgh College UHI Inverness College City of Glasgow College Ayrshire College Dundee & Angus College UHI West Highland College West College Scotland
Fife College New Battle College** UHI Moray College Glasgow Clyde College Argyll College UHI Perth College UHI UHI Outer Hebridies  Orkney College UHI 
West Lothian College Borders College NE Scotland College Glasgow Kelvin College Shetland College UHI Forth Valley College New College Lanarkshire  South College Lanarkshire
    UHI North Highland College          
    Sabhal Mor Ostaig          


Organiser support for University branches: 

Ruth Winters Eilidh Gittus Dan Thompson  Dee Matthew Suki Sangha Rob Henthorn Liam McCabe Craig Carson
St Andrews Edinburgh Napier* Aberdeen* Royal Conservatoire*



Glasgow Caledonian


Glasgow Crichton* Heriot Watt Abertay Strathclyde*



Glasgow School of Art




Robert Gordon





Open University

Queen Margaret*              

Contact your EIS Organiser:

Organiser: Ruth Winters 
Tel: 0131 225 6244

Organiser: Eilidh Gittus 
Tel: 0131 225 6244

Organiser: Dan Thompson 
Tel: 01382 458270

Organiser: Dee Matthew 
Tel: 0141 353 3595

Organiser: Suki Sangha 
Tel: 0141 353 3595

Organiser: Rob Henthorn
Tel: 0131 225 6244

Organiser: Liam McCabe
Tel: 0141 353 3595

Organiser: Craig Carson
Tel: 0141 353 3595