The Chairman and The Board of Trustees
Summary of Role
To support the organisation by promotion of and encouraging membership in the organisation wherever possible, promoting the benefits of membership and working closely with others on all aspects of potential for growth of the organisation and its members, and to ensure adherence to the organisations constitutional and legal responsibilities.
1. As a member of the Board of Trustees, to take an active part in the development of the organisation in line with its objectives and constitution and to be responsible for membership issues.
2. To be the main contact point on issues relating to membership and to encourage renewal of membership wherever possible through all communication channels
3. To provide membership statistics as required to the Chairman, Board of Trustees and Executive Committee on a regular basis including details of income received through subscriptions in conjunction with the Treasurer and to provide information as required for "The Bulletin".
4. To work closely with the membership administrator to ensure that all records regarding membership including the membership database are accurately kept in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
5. To ensure that administrative procedures are maintained and followed, and reviewed on a regular basis.
6. To work closely with the Treasurer to ensure that all relevant information on membership subscription, VAT and other similar matters eg Gift Aid are provided in line with necessary timescales.
7. To provide new member and updated member lists to all relevant Branch officers and to provide information/support as required on any memberships issues.
8. To provide membership leaflets to Branches and other outlets as well as seeking additional appropriate avenues for placement of membership information in order to raise the profile of and encourage membership in the organisation
9. On behalf of the organisation, to ensure that letters of condolence are sent to next of kin following notification of a members passing, as necessary.
Updated November 2010