Trust Council Up-Date – by Jack Telling, Company Secretary
The Cotswold Canals Trust Annual General Meeting, held in Lechlade on Saturday 25th October, included announcements of Trust Council retirements and re-elections.
Rotational Retirements and Re-elections
Polly Fothergill and Jim White were re-elected to Trust Council after retiring by rotation.
Adrian Peatman and Paul Rutter, who also retired, did not offer themselves for re-election and are no longer members of Council.
Trust Council Officers subsequently elected & appointed
At the first Trust Council meeting after the the AGM Council elected its Officers for the forthcoming year:
Trust Council Members
The following are also members of Trust Council:
Vacancy for Trust Chairman
In declaring a vacancy for the post of Chairman, Council believes that this provides time to seek a candidate able and willing to lead the Trust for a minimum of three years.
Trust Council Executive Committee
The Trust Council Executive Committee consists of Jim White, Trudy Ayre, Jack Telling, Val Kirby and Chief Executive Ken Burgin.
The Executive Committee is empowered to take management decisions on urgent matters between the monthly Council Meetings.
Vacancies on Trust Council
Trust Council is limited to a maximum of fifteen members, at the moment only ten roles are filled.
Council seeks to fill these vacancies as soon as possible.
Volunteers are sought to perform a range of responsibilites including:
Alternatively, call Jack on 01453 825 709 or 07852 540 249
Trading Company Up-Date
At its quarterly meeting on 13th October the Board of Directors of Cotswold Canals Trust (Trading) Limited elected its directors for for the forthcoming year:
Other members of the Board are:
Wendy Read, who represented Trip Boat East on the Board for many years, has resigned as a Director. The Board will seek to fill this vacancy.