"Sleekit" [Slee-kit] Meaning: Sly
William Leathem was appointed to the Board in December 2007.
William is currently a serving member of Lisburn City Council representing the Lisburn Town North Ward. He has been a councillor since 2005 and sits on the council's Environmental Services, Leisure Service committee and the Planning Committee.
William is an active member of the Loyal Orders a former County Grand Secretary of County Antrim Grand Orange Lodge.
Cllr Leathem is a member of three local Lisburn School Board of Governors and has long been interested in community development, particularly in the Magheragall area where he lives. A married man, he has long been interested in Ulster-Scots history and culture particularly in the promotion of the Ulster-Scots music. He is chairman and founding member of Magheragall Pipe band were he plays the bagpipes.