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Trustee roles and responsibilities

Role descriptions for Executive Committee Members

Read the role descriptions for members of Executive Committees to help understand the responsibilities, the skills required and the key contacts

What's involved at Group, District and County/Area/Region level

Find our more about the role of the Group, District or County/Area/Region Executive Committee, the main tasks, who is on the Committee and guidance about being a trustee.


Guidance for your trustee role

Find out more about your role as a Group Chair, a Group Secretary, a Group Treasurer and a Group Executive Member, including what are the key tasks of your role, who are your key contacts, advice for meetings and who to ask for help.

Check out our guidance for young people on Executive Committees, which includes a handy "jargon buster", information about the roles on the Committee, details about the benefits of being a trustee, what it means to be a charity trustee and the support available.

If you have recruited young people onto the Executive Committee, read our guidance on supporting young people on Committees to help ensure that they feel able to actively contribute and that they are welcomed and supported in their role

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