Meet the Committee

The main committee meets approximately 6 times per year and is made up of Leaders, Hosts, Class members, and Viking Hikers to represent the different aspects of our association.  In addition to this we have a Substitute Committee, the Election Committee and the Publicity Group.


Scroll down to see pics of our main committee for 2017-2018, or click here to see who is in our Election Committee and Substitute Committees and here to read more about our Functionaries .



Our 2017-2018 Main Committee are:

Karen Grant

Chair

           
  • What was the first Friskis class you went to?
  • Rosey's Thursday's class at Midstocket Church.
  • How long have you been a member?
  • 17 years
  • What else do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
  • Playing tennis, long walks with my dog Honey and body balance
  • Favourite song from a friskis programme?
  • Y viva espana by Syvlia Vrethammar
  • Tell us a random fact about yourself!
  • I used to play the Double Bass but gave up because my teacher had bad breath
  • How would you describe F&S in 5 words or less?
  • Fun-filled exercise functional for life.
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Kirsty Thomson


           
  • What was the first Friskis class you went to?
  • Sue's class at queens cross
  • How long have you been a member?
  • 5 years
  • What else do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
  • I've been horse riding since I was little and set time aside to do that every week. I also practise ashtanga yoga and I feel it complements our jympa classes really well!
  • Favourite song from a friskis programme?
  • Titanium by Sia. Will always take me back to step 1 training in Lillsved!
  • Tell us a random fact about yourself!
  • I'm addicted to makeup, especially lipsticks. I won't admit how many I have in case my fiancé reads this!
  • How would you describe F&S in 5 words or less?
  • Fun, functional exercise with friends 💜
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Katie Stott


           
  • What was the first Friskis class you went to?
  • My first F&S class was with the luchtime class held at the Ashgrove House, ARI with Jackie Richardson
  • How long have you been a member?
  • 6 years
  • What else do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
  • Lots and lots of stuff but to name just a few: Spinning, Travelling, Knitting and Reading
  • Favourite song from a friskis programme?
  • Rockerfeller Street (Eurvision 2011) which Faye used in her programme
  • Tell us a random fact about yourself!
  • I have walked across hot coals
  • How would you describe F&S in 5 words or less?
  • Fun, Sweaty and Friendly Classes
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Pauline Westwood


           
  • What was the first Friskis class you went to?
  • First class - Gavin's basic at Hillview on a Thursday morning.
  • How long have you been a member?
  • Member for 5 years
  • What else do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
  • Walking and Pilates
  • Favourite song from a friskis programme?
  • Danza Kuduro - from Jackie L' s program- loved doing it at Race for Life warm up.
  • Tell us a random fact about yourself!
  • I have jumped off the highest gorge swing in the world ( and scarier than that was watching my kids do it)
  • How would you describe F&S in 5 words or less?
  • Music, movement, well-being and fun.
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Dave Willett


           
  • What was the first Friskis class you went to?
  • My first F&S class was with Rosey at the Mannofield Squash club
  • How long have you been a member?
  • 12 years
  • What else do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
  • I play Racketball, go walking and do lots of DIY jobs around the house and garden.
  • Favourite song from a friskis programme?
  • It would have to be something from the Rolling Stones.
  • Tell us a random fact about yourself!
  • When I came to Aberdeen I played in a ceilidh band called the "Real Aliens" and one year we played at the Edinburgh festival and supported the Pogues when they visited Aberdeen.
  • How would you describe F&S in 5 words or less?
  • Fun, Fitness and good company.
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