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Board of Trustees

The overall responsibility for the governance, finances and direction of Age UK Stockport lies with the Board of Trustees. Along with this responsibility goes the pleasure and satisfaction of direct involvement in a large local charity.

We are looking for committed individuals, who can share their time, experience and skills to make a difference to the lives of local older people as set out in our vision, mission and values.

If you would like to know more please read our AUKS Trustee Advert

Composition of the Board

The Board is made up of up to six elected members plus a Chairperson.

Membership of the Board

Membership of the Board is a non-paid position. Board members will be asked to demonstrate an understanding of and empathy with the aims and objectives of Age UK Stockport. People are selected as members on the basis of the skills and experience they can bring to the organisation, and their knowledge of the local community of Stockport.

Election to the Board

Board members are elected at the Age UK Stockport Annual General Meeting, usually held in November of each year.

Responsibilities of the Board

Age UK Stockport is a registered Charity and the Board form the body of Charity Trustees as defined by the Charities Act 1993. The Board therefore have overall legal responsibility for the organisation. Age UK Stockport is also a company limited by guarantee and is governed by company law.

Meetings of the Board

The Board of Trustees meets throughout the year in addition to the Annual General Meeting. Sub-committees of the Board also meet throughout the year.

Age UK Stockport Board Membership 

Chairperson - Susan Alting

Members of the Board

Lauren Ridgway, Vice Chair

Anna Magner

Paul Carter

Stephen Clarke

Further information
If you would like more general information on becoming a Charitable Trustee see the Charity Commission website:

Contact us
If you would like more information on becoming a member of the Age UK Stockport Board of Trustees please contact:

The Chief Executive

Age UK Stockport
56 Wellington Street

Telephone 0161 480 1211