The SFRS Board

Pat Watters - Chair of the Board

Pat Watters - Chair of the Board

Pat first entered local government in 1982 as a member for East Kilbride serving on Strathclyde Regional Council, before moving to South Lanarkshire Council in 1995. He served as COSLA President from 2001 until taking up the post of SFRS Board Chair in 2012.

Contact details:


  • Employee Partnership Forum
  • Staff Governance Committee (ex officio)
  • Service Delivery Committee (ex officio)
  • Service Transformation Committee (ex officio)
  • Remuneration, Nominations and Appointments Sub Committee (ex officio)
  • Integrated Governance Group (ex officio)

Register of Interests:

Information on the exact nature of the requirement under each category can be found in the


  • None

Related Undertakings:

  • None


  • None

Houses, Land and Buildings:

  •  None

Shares and Securities:

  • None

Non-Financial Interests: 

  • Member of Labour Party
  • Member of UNITE union