Meningitis Now staff member Andy Hopkinson

Join us! We're seeking new Trustees and a Chair of Trustees

Andy Hopkinson | 10th May 2021

Would you like to help us make a difference by joining our Board?

Meningitis Now recruiting Trustees and Chair of Trustees

We’re looking for new Trustees and a Chair of Trustees to help ensure that Meningitis Now has good governance and to help steer us over the coming years. It’s a great opportunity to become involved in our wonderful charity.

Dr Tom Nutt, CEO, said: “Trustees play a critical role in the governance and strategic direction of Meningitis Now. With a focus on our strategy, operational plans and budgets, they help ensure that the charity makes the right decisions in the interests of the people we are here to serve. 

“Trustees also help by sharing their personal and professional skills or experience – they can be a great sounding board for me and my colleagues on the staff team. 

Not all boring meetings

“And, of course, Trustees can get involved by representing the charity at events and in other activities – it’s not all boring meetings!”  

Andy Fletcher, current Chair of Trustees, added: “If you join us, you will join a group of committed and collegiate Trustees. Drawn from a range of backgrounds, they provide strategic direction and good governance to Meningitis Now. 

“You will also join a wonderful community of supporters, Ambassadors, Volunteers and Patrons – a community we like to think of as the ‘Meningitis Now family’.

Wonderful and impactful charity

“I am stepping down after seven fulfilling and productive years as a Trustee, including three years as Chair. Meningitis Now is a wonderful and impactful charity. I have no doubt that you will find your time with Meningitis Now both enjoyable and worthwhile.”

If you wish to apply, click here to find out more, including our Recruitment Pack, which includes the role descriptions and person specifications for each role.  

We’re also keen to represent the breadth and diversity of the UK and particularly welcome expressions of interest from a diverse range of professional and personal backgrounds. We especially welcome applications from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities as these are currently underrepresented on our board.

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