Jane Palmer, Chief executive of Age UK Milton Keynes

Jane Palmer is the chief executive of Age UK Milton Keynes

The chief executive is responsible for the day-to-day running of the organisation.

This includes:

  • ensuring the executive committee receives the information needed to carry out its duties
  • seeing that policy decisions are carried out
  • contributing to the development of the organisation
  • management of staff

Our board of trustees

Age UK Milton Keynes is an independent charity responsible for its own funds. An Executive Committee oversees the management of the organisation.

In charity law, members of the Executive Committee are known as "trustees".  The aim and responsibility of every trustee is to ensure that Age UK Milton Keynes operates in a manner which enables it to fulfil the objectives given in the constitution in as effective a manner as possible.

The committee has overall legal responsibility for the work and finances of the organisation, employs the staff and manages volunteers.  Our trustees are unpaid volunteers.

At the Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 29th September 2016 the following people were appointed as members of the Board of Trustees:

Sue Graham - chairman of board of trustees

Sue Graham

Meg Bates

Meg Bates


Janet Deeley**

John Goodman

John Goodman

Stewart Jones

Stewart Jones

Peter Lazard - Vice chairman of board of trustees

Peter Lazard

Jan McMeakin - trustee

Jan McMeekin**

Diana Payne MBE

Diana Payne MBE

Kris Raina

Kris Raina*

Dr Tony Waton Oct

Dr Tony Watson


Our 2017 Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 28th September.

We have several vacancies on our board of trustees, including the role of Honorary Treasurer   If you are interested in becoming a trustee we would love to hear from you.  Please get in touch on 01908 550700.

* Joined March 2017    
** Joined June 2017

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