Management Committee Members & Professional Project Advisory Board
Management Committee Members
Health psychology Management Organisation Services is a charitable company limited by guarantee and incorporated on the 2nd March 2006 and registered as a charity with the Charity Commission on 13th October 2006. The company is established under a Memorandum of Association, which identifies its objects and powers and is governed under its Articles of Association. The Management Committee is responsible for running the Charity and also has responsibilities both as Charity Trustees and as company directors. “the Directors” means the directors of the Charity. The directors are Charity Trustees as defined by Section 97 of the Charities Act 1993. Effectively, the directors of the charitable company (the charity) are its trustees for the purpose of charity law are collectively referred to as the trustees.
The duties of Trustees as set out by the Charity Commission:
- To ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document, organisation law, and any other relevant legislation or regulations.
- To ensure that the organisation pursues its objectives as defined in its governing document
- to ensure the organisation applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objectives, i.e. the organisation must not spend money on activities which are not included in its own objectives, no matter how worthwhile or charitable those activities are
- To contribute actively to the board of trustees’ role in giving firm strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets
- To safeguard the good name and values of the organisation
- To represent the company at functions and meetings as appropriate
- To declare any conflict of interest while carrying out the duties of a trustee
- To be collectively responsible for the actions of the organisation and other trustees
- To ensure the effective and efficient administration of the organisation
- To abide by the equal opportunities policy
- To ensure the financial stability of the organisation
- To protect and manage the property of the organisation and to ensure the proper investment of the organisation’s funds
- To make sure the organisation is properly insured against all reasonable liabilities
- To appoint and support the employees and monitor their performancein addition to the above statutory duties of all trustees, each trustee should use any specific knowledge or experience they have to help the board of trustees reach sound decisions. This will involve scrutinising board papers, leading discussions, focusing on key issues, and providing advice and guidance requested by the board on new initiatives, or other issues relevant to the area of, the organisation’s work in which the trustee has special expertise
- To attend meetings, and to read papers in advance of meetings
- To attend sub-committee meetings as appropriate
- To participate in other tasks as arise from time to time, such as interviewing new staff, helping with fundraising
- To keep informed about the activities of the organisation and wider issues which affect its work
Professional Project Advisory Board:
The professional advisory board members oversee all projects in an advisory capacity. Their role is to advice on the implementation of the best value project plan for Sustainability. Their role is also to review the impact of measures to integrate sustainable development of all projects with the view of attracting new projects. They work every closely with the management committee to make recommendations to our Business and Organisational Strategies as necessary for the achievement of our overall aims and objectives.