Peter Argyle is Convener of the Cairngorms National Park Authority board. He has been a Councillor since May 1999 and is Ward Councillor for Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside. He previously served on the CNPA Board from March 2003 until September 2004 and was reappointed in March 2009. He became Convener of the Board in September 2015. He is a Director of Mid Deeside Limited. Nominated by Aberdeenshire Council and approved by the Minister.