GOVERNANCE

UPDATED INFORMATION ON VETERANS IN SCOTLAND.  CURTESY OF THE UNFORGOTTEN FORCES CONSORTIUM (OF WHICH RAFA IS A MEMBER) and THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST OF SCOTLAND (posted June 2019)

 

ANNUAL CONFERENCE 10-13 MAY 2019 BIRMINGHAM

CONFERENCE 2019 BROCHURE

RAFA ANNUAL REPORT PART1

RAFA ANNUAL REPORT PART2

(Note:  Conference in Birminham attended by Branch Members Bob Bertram (Chairman/Delegate), Susan Kidston (Secretary/Wings Organiser & Air Cadet Liaison), George & Bobbie Prentice (Branch HWO/Caseworker & Standard Bearer) and Hamish Reid (Assistant HWO)

UPDATES
One Member One Vote Resolution was not supported at National Conference 2019. However; an emergency resolution was tabled and passed ‘to establish how this decision will impact negatively on Serving Members and Area/HQ role membes’
The ‘One Charity’ briefing paper was discussed at Conference 2019 and it was agreed that a Resolution will be put to Annual Conference 2020 in Blackpool
The Edinburgh, Lothians and Borders Resolution ‘Eligibility to all RAFA Officer positions ie Associate Members eligible for all positions in RAFA – was passed with a 97+% vote

IMPORTANT MESSAGE

The following documents are considered by the Branch Trustees as to be very important to Members and the Branch itself.  We as Trustees wish to ensure that you our members are as fully informed and able to make comments.  To this end; please see the ‘ONE CHARITY’ paper and our ‘BRANCH RESPONSE’.

  •  If you wish to make comment; please contact the Branch Chairman on chairman@edinburghrafa.org.uk or bertram.bob@gmail.com
  • The Branch Trustees have agreed to a ‘Special Meeting’ to discuss the implications of a ‘One Charity’ merger – this to take place on 29 June 2019 at 2pm in the Church Hall, The Church of the Good Shepherd, 21 Murrayfield Avenue Edinburgh EH12 6AU.  If unable to attend, all members are free to record their apology and also give their views; via the Chairman.

ONE CHARITY BRIEFING NOTE

ONE CHARITY POSTED 12042019

ONE CHARITY BRIEFING PAPER branch response to SG 03042019

THE FUTURE OF THE EDINBURGH, LOTHIANS AND BORDERS BRANCH

The Branch Chairman Bob Bertram and Committee Member/Trustee George Prentice 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  2019 – 2020 (wef 24/2/2019)

  •  Chairman – Bob Bertram MBE (also Facebook Administrator, Interim Membership Secretary, Interim Data Protection Lead and trained Area Befriender)
  • Vice Chairman – George Prentice BEM (also Honorary Welfare Officer, Area Caseworker and branch Standard Bearer)  co-opted as Vice Chairman with effect from 11/6/2019
  • Secretary  – Susan Kidston           (also Wings Organiser, Air Cadet Liaison, currently Scotland & NI Area Councillor and S&NI Area Representative on RAFA Council
  • Treasurer – David Prior                 (also Newsletter Editor/Production and Webmaster)
  • Member- Sue Gillott (also Social Secretary)
  • Member – George Megahy
  • Member – Stuart Baker (Wings and Air Cadet Liaison support, Veterans Breakfast Clubs coordinator and Area Befriender)
  • ((all Office holders and Members of the Branch Committee are also deemed to be ‘Branch Charity Trustees’))
  • (Active Committee Supporters – non trustees)
  • Hamish Reid – Assistant Honorary Welfare Officer
  • Branch Chaplain – Rev William Mounsey (also Branch Life Vice President)
  • Jim Scott MBE – Branch Life Vice President
  • Shiela Laramore – Branch Media/PR
  • Emma Kidston – Facebook & Newsletter support
  • Bob Richardson (Branch Helper/Visitor)

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

Operating Plan 2017_WEB

Governance     Trustee ResponsibilitiesPresentation – Annual Conference 2018

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF A TRUSTEE (RAFA Utube Video)

 

FUNDRAISING

v10_technical-guide-to-the-2009-regulations (Fundraising)

v10_fundraising-guidance-for-charity-trustees (Fundraising)

FR-Rulebook-Street-Fundraising-August-2017-5 (Fundraising)

 

OSCR SAFEGUARDING GUIDANCE (INTERIM JUNE 2018)

v10-interim-safeguarding-guidance_pdf OSC

Governing Documents Portfolio (and other useful documents/links)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: