Call for Trustees 2023

The time has come again to request nominations for Trustees to serve a term in the life of Communication Matters. The role of a Trustee demands stamina, commitment and a good skill mix, but it’s also stimulating, enlightening and very rewarding!

This year there are four vacant places to be filled and the opportunity of appointing a further three Co-opted Trustees as appropriate.

Trustees have a very important role in Communications Matters. They share the ultimate responsibility for governing the charity and directing how it is managed and run on a day-to-day basis. Trustees’ activities include vetting and administering grant applications, and organising our annual International AAC Conference and Study Days.

The Board of Trustees appoints a Chairperson, Deputy Chair and Treasurer, but every Trustee carries legal responsibility. We are a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee, so Trustees must ensure we comply with current charity and company laws. We are also the UK chapter of an international organisation (ISAAC),  so the Trustees must also meet ISAAC’s own aims and objectives.

The announcement of Trustees will take place at the Annual Meeting of Associate Members on Sunday 10 September 2023, at the University of Leeds, during the Communication Matters International AAC Conference.

> Read more about the role of trustees

> Read Trustee Code of Conduct and Trustee Conflict of Interest Policies

> Download full details and nomination form

> Download Equal Opportunities monitoring form

If you need help to complete the forms, please email the office on [email protected]

Completed nomination forms must reach us by 21 July 2023.