Establishing the feedback panel is part of Cal Mac’s contract to run the ferry service.
It has also appointed Brian Fulton as a community engagement director.
Mr Fulton said the panel should focus on the high level strategic issues “facing
their communities, and we also see it as a great opportunity to bring together a
group of people who are knowledgeable and well-informed about the network as a whole
and not just their own area or route.”
Its first meeting is due to take place in early October.
Ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) is inviting islanders to apply to join
a new panel aimed at being the “voice of the communities” on strategic ferry service
Twelve members plus an independent, paid, chairperson will sit on the community board
which will met twice a year.
New forum aims to give communities a voice on Cal Mac ferry services