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In order of last name, the current people elected to the Freegle Board are:
 
In order of last name, the current people elected to the Freegle Board are:
  
Christian Brenninkmeijer - elected August 2015, re-elected November 2016
 
  
Jo Fisher
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Cat Fletcher - elected February 2014, re-elected August 2015,  October 2017 and November 2020
  
Cat Fletcher - elected Februay 2014 and August 2015, re-elected October 2017
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Dr David Greenfield - appointed  November 2016, re-appointed 2017 and 2018, elected November 2019 and September 2022
  
Edward Hibbert - elected February 2014 and August 2015, re-elected November 2016
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Edward Hibbert - elected February 2014 and re-elected August 2015, November 2016, October 2018 and October 2021
  
Andy Ludlow - elected August 2015, re-elected October 2017
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Craig Hilton - elected November 2020
  
Sheila Little - elected November 2016
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Mike Jury - elected September 2022
  
Deborah Moss - elected October 2017
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Mike Paterson - co-opted by the Board January 2022, elected September 2022
  
Andrew Trusty - elected August 2015
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Penny Townsend - elected September 2022
  
       
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Jen Williams - elected October 2021
(See [[Board Elections]] for links on the most recent election)
 
  
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Ruth Willmore - elected November 2020
  
  
  
The Board has appointed one Director for one year terms under Rule 56:
 
  
Dr David Greenfield
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(See [[Board Elections]] for links on the most recent election)<br>
 
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(See [[Board History]] for more information about previous Directors etc)
(Announced on Central 3rd November 2016
 
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/FreegleUK-Central/conversations/topics/60976)
 
  
 
===Responsibilities===
 
===Responsibilities===
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The Board elects Directors to the following Director roles.  The current appointments are:
 
The Board elects Directors to the following Director roles.  The current appointments are:
  
* [[Board Chairman]] - Edward, email [mailto:chair@ilovefreegle chair@ilovefreegle]
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* [[Board Chairman]] - Edward, email [mailto:chair@ilovefreegle.org chair@ilovefreegle.org]
* [[Company Secretary]] - Andy, email [mailto:secretary@ilovefreegle secretary@ilovefreegle]]
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* [[Company Secretary]] - vacant  [mailto:secretary@ilovefreegle.org secretary@ilovefreegle.org]
* [[Finance Role Remits|Finance Director]] - vacant, email [mailto:finance@ilovefreegle finance@ilovfreegle]
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* [[Finance Role Remits|Finance Director]] - Craig, email [mailto:finance@ilovefreegle.org finance@ilovefreegle.org]
 
* [[Chief Technology Officer]] - Edward
 
* [[Chief Technology Officer]] - Edward
* [[Head of Media]] - Cat, email [mailto:media@ilovefreegle media@ilovefreegle]
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* [[Head of Media]] - Cat, email [mailto:media@ilovefreegle.org media@ilovefreegle.org]
* [[Head of Volunteers]] - vacant - [mailto:volunteers@ilovefreegle volunteers@ilovefreegle]
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* Fundraising - Edward
* [[Health and Safety Officer]] - vacant
 
  
The Board appoints Board Observers to act as liaison between the various groups and teams that operate within Freegle.  They follow [[Board Observer Guidelines]].
 
  
 
The Board also appoints
 
The Board also appoints
*[[Board Secretary]] - this can be an external appointment to the Board.  Jo Fisher is currently appointed to this role.
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*[[Board Secretary]] - this can be an external appointment to the Board.  Craig Hilton is currently appointed to this role.
 
*[[Finance Role Remits|Treasurer]] - this role is currently being carried out by Jane Loveday; it can be an external appointment to the Board.
 
*[[Finance Role Remits|Treasurer]] - this role is currently being carried out by Jane Loveday; it can be an external appointment to the Board.
  
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===Discussion Group===
 
===Discussion Group===
  
The Board discussion group is at [https://uk.groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/FreegleBoard]
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The Board discussion group is at [https://groups.io/g/FreegleBoard/topics]
  
 
===Board Meetings===
 
===Board Meetings===
  
The Board aims to meet monthly, discussion via Skype messaging.  The timetable for meetings is here:[[Board Meeting Timetable]].  The Minutes of the meetings can be found at [[:category:Freegle Board Minutes]]  The 'mechanics' of Board Meetings are detailed in [[Board Meeting Procedure]].
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The Board aims to meet monthly, discussion via online conferencing software such as Skype or Zoom.  The timetable for meetings and minutes can be found from [[:category:Freegle Board Minutes]]  The 'mechanics' of Board Meetings are detailed in [[Board Meeting Procedure]].
  
 
===Contact===
 
===Contact===

Revision as of 08:56, 21 September 2022

Freegle Board of Directors

In order of last name, the current people elected to the Freegle Board are:


Cat Fletcher - elected February 2014, re-elected August 2015, October 2017 and November 2020

Dr David Greenfield - appointed November 2016, re-appointed 2017 and 2018, elected November 2019 and September 2022

Edward Hibbert - elected February 2014 and re-elected August 2015, November 2016, October 2018 and October 2021

Craig Hilton - elected November 2020

Mike Jury - elected September 2022

Mike Paterson - co-opted by the Board January 2022, elected September 2022

Penny Townsend - elected September 2022

Jen Williams - elected October 2021

Ruth Willmore - elected November 2020



(See Board Elections for links on the most recent election)
(See Board History for more information about previous Directors etc)

Responsibilities

Directors are also Trustees of Freegle Ltd. http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk/trustees-staff-and-volunteers/trustee-role/becoming-a-trustee/ explains what is involved in being a Trustee.

Board and Member activities are subject to the adopted Rules of Freegle.

The Board Role and Remit details the responsibilities of Directors.

Officers and Roles

The Board elects Directors to the following Director roles. The current appointments are:


The Board also appoints

  • Board Secretary - this can be an external appointment to the Board. Craig Hilton is currently appointed to this role.
  • Treasurer - this role is currently being carried out by Jane Loveday; it can be an external appointment to the Board.

Retirement Cycle

From the Rules:

56. At the first annual general meeting all elected Directors shall stand down. At every subsequent annual general meeting one-third of the elected Directors, or if their number is not a multiple of three then the number nearest to one-third, shall retire from office. The Directors to retire shall be the Directors who have been longest in office since their last election. Where Directors have held office for the same amount of time the Directors to retire shall be decided by lot. A retiring Director shall be eligible for re- election.

A Director may leave midterm under the Directors Ending Term of Office Procedure.

Discussion Group

The Board discussion group is at [1]

Board Meetings

The Board aims to meet monthly, discussion via online conferencing software such as Skype or Zoom. The timetable for meetings and minutes can be found from category:Freegle Board Minutes The 'mechanics' of Board Meetings are detailed in Board Meeting Procedure.

Contact

Our Board can be contacted via board@ilovefreegle.org or directors@ilovefreegle.org