|Board of Trustees|
Carers Gloucestershire is a registered charity (no.1110529) and also a company limited by guarantee in England and Wales (no. 5475527).
The organisation is governed by a Board of Trustee Directors the Chair and Vice Chair of which are elected and appointed annually from the serving Directors. The Board will have a minimum of eight and maximum of twelve Directors.
To ensure that we are truly Carer led, under the Memorandum & Articles of Association of Carers Gloucestershire the Board shall be made up of at least four Carers or former Carers.
Our current Board of Directors is made up of:
Our Chief Executive, Tim Poole, is also our Company Secretary.
Role of a Trustee
The Charities Act 1993 defines charity trustees as “persons having the general control and management of the administration of a charity”
The Statutory duties of a trustee are to:
Vacancies occur on the Carers Gloucestershire Board from time to time. If you think you would be interested in contributing to our work in this way, please contact the Chief Executive in the first instance.
In recognition of her role in founding Carers Gloucestershire in 1992, and her continuing selfless commitment to Carers and Carers Gloucestershire in many guises over the years, including as Chair of the Board of Trustees, Daphne was appointed as President of Carers Gloucestershire in September 2002
Carers Trust was formed by the merger of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Crossroads Care in April 2012 and works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member.
Carers Trust aims to ensure that information, advice and practical support are available to all carers across the UK and together with their Network Partners, such as Carers Gloucestershire, provides access to desperately-needed breaks, information and advice, education, training and employment opportunities.
Carers Gloucestershire achieved Carers Trust Centre of Excellence status in 2012.
The strategic aims of Carers Trust are to:
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