A Family Convention was held at Abbotsford House, Melrose Roxburghshire September 10, 2016
The Family of MacAlpine's has nominated Michael T. McAlpin as the Commander.
Having a Commander, the MacAlpine Family would then be constituted and regarded as a clan or family in its own right.
The Convention was held under the supervision of Mark D. Dennis Esq., Ormond Pursuivant of Arms as the
appointed Supervising Officer and representative of the Lord Lyon King of Arms.