Could you be a trustee? Positions in England
An election will be held this year for 2 of our trustee seats,
We'd like to invite Parkinson's UK members who live in England
and believe they meet the demands of the role to stand for these
Closing date for completed nomination forms:
Friday 7 June 2013
About the role of trustee
The board is multi-talented and each trustee brings their own skills and experience.
I gained a lot of satisfaction from being part of such a committed team.
Iain Young, Chair of the Nominations Panel and former Trustee for Scotland
Our trustees are at the top of the
organisation and are responsible for the overall governance and
management of Parkinson's UK.
They set the strategy and direction for the charity as well as
ensuring its legal and financial integrity. It is under their
guidance and leadership that the charity has made its recent
Trustees are unpaid, but reasonable out-of-pocket expenses are
reimbursed. All of our current trustees say they get enormous job
satisfaction from their role.
Members living in England will be invited to cast their vote for
their preferred candidate.
The result will be announced at our AGM in September.
Who can apply
To apply to join us you must:
- live in England
- not have been employed or received payment for services from
the charity in the past 3 years (except for expenses)
- have been a member of the charity for at least the last 12
Opportunities to see the board in action
The May meeting of the board will be open to members to sit as
observers and see how the board works.
We will be holding an information session for potential candidates.
This will allow you to learn more about the work of the board and
meet current trustees and members of staff.
All candidates will be invited to an informal interview to help
them evaluate their suitability for the role and decide whether to
put themselves forward for election.
For an application pack or to find out how to attend the
information session or the May board meeting get in touch using the
contact details below.
How can I apply?
If you're interested in standing for election, please contact
our company secretary:
We'll then send you an application pack and more details.
Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions, or
would like to find out more about becoming a trustee.