Nominations are requested for new trustees for the Guild of Benevolence, who can bring new skills, experience and knowledge to the Committee of Management. The affairs of the Guild are under the control of this Committee, which comprises 12 trustees (which includes officers of the Guild) who can serve for a period of three years and could be re-elected for a further three years, subject to Guild Rules.
Successful candidates will be elected at the 2018 AGM and it is hoped they will also fill the two vacancies of Chair and Honorary Treasurer in 2019, when the current officeholders are due to retire under Guild Rules. Further details of both these positions are outlined below.
Role of the Chair
The Chair is responsible for the operation and management of the Guild, ensuring its affairs are properly conducted. The Chair provides leadership and direction to the Trustees, enabling them to fulfil their responsibilities for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity. They will also develop the charity’s aims and objectives in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines.
Role of the Honorary Treasurer
The Honorary Treasurer monitors the financial matters of the Guild and reports to the Trustees at regular intervals about the financial state of the charity, in line with good practice and in accordance with the Guild’s governing document and legal requirements.
How to nominate
Deadline: Friday 1 December 2017
The Guild of Benevolence of the IMarEST
1 Birdcage Walk
NB: Any nomination received after the closing date of 1 December 2017 will be declared invalid.