GOVERNANCE

SEE BELOW FOR BRANCH ELECTION RESULTS AT AGM 23 FEBRUARY 2020

trustee report for 2019 pdf final

THE FUTURE OF THE EDINBURGH, LOTHIANS AND BORDERS BRANCH

During 2019 the Branch Chairman and Vice Chairman of the  have collaborated to produce the following documents.  These to enhance focussing on the difficult year ahead……………………..

CRITERIA 5 PEST ANALYSIS

CRITERIA 5 SWOT ANALYSIS

BRANCH COMMITTEE/TRUSTEES  2020 – 20201(wef 23/02/2020)

  •  Chairman –  George Prentice BEM (also Branch Honorary Welfare Officer/Area Caseworker and Branch Standard Bearer
  • Vice Chairman –  Jeff Bailey VR (also Branch Air Cadet Liaison Officer – aclo)
  • Secretary  – Susan Kidston  – also Wings Organiser, S& NI Area Councillor  and RAFA Trustee/Council (S&NI Area Rep.)
  • Treasurer – David Prior  – (also Membership Secretary, Newsletter Production and Webmaster)
  • Committee Member- Sue Gillott (also Social Secretary)
  • Committee Member – George Megahy
  • ((all Office holders and Members of the Branch Committee are deemed to be ‘Branch Charity Trustees’))
  • (Active Committee Supporters – non trustees)
  • Hamish Reid – Assistant Honorary Welfare Officer (also Area Caseworker/Befriender)
  • Branch Chaplain – Rev William Mounsey (also Branch Life Vice President)
  • Jim Scott MBE – Branch Life Vice President
  •  Bob Bertram MBE – Past Chairman (also Membership Lead, Governance/GDPR Lead and FB Admin and progression of Trial Branch Admin Portal)
  • Shiela Laramore – Branch Media/PR support
  • Emma Kidston – Newsletter Editor and Facebook admin
  • Bob Richardson (active supporter)
  • NOTE – Branch Committee/Trustee meetings are held as follows:(SEE UPDATE ON HOME PAGE)
  • ‘Face to face’ meetings are held quarterly in a venue arranged by the Branch Secretary.  Prior notification of meetings will be circulated by The Secretary as will Meeting Agenda.
  • Other ‘trustee virtual meetings’ are held on-line utilising email and Skype as necessary.  Governance decision votes are taken on a majority basis by the trustees and these decisions recorded in the next face to face meeting minutes.
  • An Annual General Meeting will be held in February (calling notice announced by the Branch Secretary).  Via email, Newsletter, Facebook, Website
  • All elected Branch Committee/Trustees will be required to sign the following:  OSCR Trustee Declaration / RAFA Form 1056 (which includes branch undertakings) / Branch Conflicts of Interest Declaration
  •  BRANCH COMMITTEE/TRUSTEE RAFA/OSCR/BRANCH DECLARATIONS & CONFLICTS OF INTEREST DOCUMENTATION – to be completed on completion of Branch Annual General Meeting; Branch Secretary will advise on time-scales for submission.

COMMITTEE/TRUSTEE INFORMATION & GUIDANCE

OFFICE OF THE SCOTTISH CHARITY REGULATOR (OSCR)  – TRUSTEE RECRUITMENT (SUCCESSION PLANNING)

CHARTIES AND THE EQUALITY ACT 2010http://edinburghrafa.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/2014-12-02-charities-and-the-equality-act-2010.pdf

POWER POINT PRESENTATION (2019/20) – Gives good ‘general advice’ on Branch Governance and Trusteeship.  However; does not really cover or adequately highlight the Charity Legislation relating to Scottish Branches.  One would presume that local training sessions would cover this aspect.

BRANCH GOVERNANCE RAFA GUIDANCE

RAFA Operating Plan 2017_WEB

Governance     Trustee ResponsibilitiesPresentation – Annual Conference 2018

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A TRUSTEE (RAFA Utube Video)

 

FUNDRAISING: NEW FUNDRAISING REGULATOR POLICY EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 2019

Code Fundraising Practice October 2019

OSCR SAFEGUARDING GUIDANCE (INTERIM JUNE 2018)

v10-interim-safeguarding-guidance_pdf OSC

Governing Documents Portfolio (and other useful documents/links)

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