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Trustee vacancies at the CBA

The CBA is seeking to appoint a new Chair of Trustees from November 2017. There are also vacancies for four Trustees. Nomination details below.

Chair  

Voluntary and unremunerated: reasonable expenses reimbursed. 
Location: Flexible

The Council for British Archaeology (CBA) is seeking to appoint a new Chair of Trustees from November 2017. The CBA, based in York, is a UK-wide educational charity working to involve people in archaeology and promote the appreciation and care of the historic environment. 

Working with the Trustee Board and Executive, the new Chair will make sure that the Council for British Archaeology develops and delivers a new ambitious strategy for change in accordance with its charitable aims and to secure its long-term sustainability. The new Chair will champion the educational objectives of the Council, recognising how access to archaeology can inspire young people across the UK.

The Chair will lead the organisation in the next phase of its development to build the role that a progressive archaeological organisation can play in the twenty-first century, growing its impact, profile and financial sustainability.

The Board is seeking someone with good change and business experience as well as strong ambassadorial skills to work with a wide range of stakeholders. In the new Chair the Board is seeking someone with experience and enthusiasm for heritage or archaeology to provide leadership for the Board along with support and challenge to the Executive. 

Commitment up to two days per month, term 3 years, renewable.

For further details and for an informal conversation about the role please contact Dr Mike Heyworth MBE, CBA Director, on 01904 671417 or by email at director@archaeologyuk.org.

Closing date for nominations: Friday 21 July 2017

Trustees

Following the retirement of a number of existing trustees having completed their full term, there are vacancies for four new trustees for election at the AGM in November 2017. The CBA is particularly seeking trustees with strategic experience in fundraising, marketing and communications, and business management.

For further details and for an informal conversation about the trustee vacancies please contact Dr Mike Heyworth MBE, CBA Director, on 01904 671417 or by email at director@archaeologyuk.org.

All trustee nominations for election at the 2017 AGM must be received by 6 August 2017.

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