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