To ensure effective corporate governance, the Planning Aid Wales Management Board has up to fifteen Trustee Directors who meet four times a year. Trustee directors are accountable in law for the activities of the organisation. The duties of Trustee Directors are included in the task description for Trustee Directors of Planning Aid Wales, available below.
The time commitment expected from Directors is in the region of twenty hours over a three month period, or around seven hours per month. Trustee roles are unpaid although reasonable travel expenses are reimbursed. Two of the four Board meetings held each year are face-to-face (alternating between locations in South and North Wales) and two are via video-conference facilities in North and South Wales.
The Board of Management includes individuals with a variety of experiences (for details please see the list of current Board members).
Interests and experience
- Marketing and public relations
- Financial management
- Knowledge of charity and company law
- Equal opportunities and diversity
- Critical thinking;
- The ability to assimilate complex information;
- Confidence in making difficult decisions; and
- Ability to communicate to different audiences.
Planning Aid Wales promotes equal opportunities and welcomes applications from people from a variety of backgrounds. All new trustee directors will be offered induction training.
To apply to become a trustee director please complete the brief application form below.