BHT is seeking two new members for our Board. Could it be you?

Brighton Housing Trust is seeking two new members to join our Board of Management as part of our Board member succession planning process. We are looking for applications from people who have a background in finance and/or housing to succeed two existing members who will be stepping down at the end of 2018.

The Chair of the BHT Board, Joan Mortimer, said: “Our Board members have an important part to play in the life of the organisation and in steering its future.  It is an exciting time to be on the Board as we are in a relatively strong position with ambitious plans for the future.

“While being a Board member is a non-executive appointment, Board members have many opportunities to learn about the work of our wonderful projects, meet our inspiring staff teams, and meet some of the people who live in our homes and who use our services.

“We do need all Board members to make a minimum commitment of preparing for and attending four Board meetings and four committee meetings each year, as well as strategic planning days.

“I have been on the Board since 2011 and am constantly amazed and inspired at the range and quality of the services BHT provides and the profound difference BHT makes to the lives of our tenants and other clients.”

Anyone interested in applying to become a Board member should email  BHT’s Company Secretary, Catherine Bridger, or phone her on 01273 645431.  Further information can also be found on the BHT website.

Catherine said: “We are fortunate to have an existing Board that brings strength in depth.  This round of recruitment focuses on replacing the experience and expertise of two Board members who are likely to stand down at the end of 2018.

“As a separate exercise, we are to recruit a tenant and another current or former client who will bring lived experience to the work of the Board”.

An open evening for potential Board members is planned for Wednesday 11th October, and the closing date for expressions of interest is 18th October 2017.  Again, please contact Catherine for further information.


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