John Steele, Championship Division representative

Year joined: 2011

Council term: first term (2011-2014)

Born in Dumfries and educated at Dumfries Academy followed by Jordanhill College, Glasgow, John is currently Principal Teacher of Physical Education at Dumfries Academy. A former captain of Dumfries Saints RFC and Glasgow District Union John served on the club committee in a variety of roles during the last twenty five years, most recently being responsible for the club’s thriving youth section.

An active referee for more than 20 years John represented the SRU at age grade internationals and Heineken Cup John also served as the referees` representative on the Championship Committee 2005-2009, was President of Dumfries Saints 2009-2011 and served as Chair of the Premier 3 forum 2010-2011.