Have you considering nominating a candidate for election to your Shop Management Group?
WHAT IS THE MANAGEMENT GROUP?
The Management Group is collectively responsible for managing the affairs of The Shop (BCSL) and for exercising all of its powers, having a role comparable to that of the Board of a Company or NGO. Day to day operational management of our Community Shop and Café is delegated to the Manager, Jo Shaw.
WHO IS ON THE GROUP NOW?
The current members of the Group, and Directors of the company are: Michael McCulloch (Retiring Chair), Graeme Ferrero (Chair Designate), Ben Woodward, Andrew Packe, Heather Pearson, Jo Radcliffe, Chris Gaskell, Valerie Berman, Benjamin Ball, Rebecca Allen, Simon Algar.
WHAT DOES THE ROLE INVOLVE?
The Committee meets regularly, roughly once every month. Members may take on responsibility for oversight of a particular aspect of our business or contribute to smaller working groups set up from time to time. Appointment is for a term of three years starting after our Annual Members Meeting on 19 September. We will send out ballots for the Election at the beginning of September and announce the results during the Members Meeting on Zoom.
WHO CAN JOIN THE MANAGEMENT GROUP?
Any Member of BCSL over the statutory minimum age is eligible for election to the Management Group. Committee Members are not entitled to remuneration but may be reimbursed for reasonable expenses incurred on BCSL business. BCSL is committed to support and promote equality of opportunity and diversity of members, staff, volunteers, and customers.
HOW DO I LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS?
If you would like further information or to discuss the role, do contact me on 01608 658941 or by email, below. If you wish to put yourself forward, or propose another (consenting) Member, as a candidate for election to the Committee please submit your nomination by 24 August to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
01608 658 941