Two new GA Trustee/Director Vacancies
The GA is both a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee. It is run by a Governing Body of up to fourteen people who are Trustees of the charity and Directors of the limited company. We would like to encourage members to seriously consider whether being a member of the Governing body is a way they could contribute to the GA’s charitable mission of furthering geographical knowledge and understanding through education.
Further to and as a consequence of the nominations received in response to the previously advertised GA Trustee/Director vacancies (with an application deadline of 4 November 2016), nominations are now being invited for two new Governing Body positions becoming available from 1 September 2017:
- Named Trustee, 2017-2023 (one post). Nominees will usually be required to demonstrate that they have considerable experience of the GA, either through previously being a member of the Governing Body or through holding other significant posts within the Association.
- Elected Member, 2017-2020 (one post). The key role of an Elected Member Trustee is to ensure that the views and interests of the GA’s wider membership are represented on the Governing Body.
The closing date for receipt of nominations (by post or email) is midday on Friday 3 February 2017. If there is more than one nomination for any post, a ballot will be held.
For more information about the above vacancies or nomination process please contact GA Headquarters.
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