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Introduction to being a Board Member (Glasgow)

Arts & Business Scotland

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)

Introduction to being a Board Member (Glasgow)

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Sales End 18 Jun 2019
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Full price
£195.00 +£0.00 Fee
ABS Member - Arts and Heritage
£95.00 +£0.00 Fee
ABS Member - Corporate
£145.00 +£0.00 Fee
Non-Member Arts and Heritage
£145.00 +£0.00 Fee

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Event Details

Registration: 09:45 | Event: 10:00 - 16:30

This training course is now SOLD OUT but please do register your interest for this event (through the Eventbrite link). Our training courses are run based on demand and many sell out quickly, so if we can’t get you on to this course date, we’ll be in touch when we have the next date scheduled.

This seminar is for new board members/trustees in the charitable arts and heritage sector (and those who would like a refresher) to understand your roles and responsibilities, covering:

* Setting the scene - understanding charitable structures
* The dividing line between your role and that of the professional staff
* Demystifying your legal and financial responsibilities
* Effective meetings and the role of the chair
* The board and artistic issues
* The different you can make as an advocate for the organisation

"Brilliant, comprehensive overview of role, responsibilities, challenges etc of being a board member."
Gwen McLeod, Visible Fictions

"Great for new board members - builds knowledge and confidence and all the information is structured to be broad but easily applicable to individual context."
Janet Smyth, Catherine Wheels Theatre Company

"Very useful, accessible and easy to follow."
Melissa Jane Deans, Cumbernauld Theatre Trust

"It is well worth doing - useful points covered in an interesting and inclusive way. I really enjoyed it."

Sally Borley, Youth Theatre Arts Scotland

Event includes tea, coffee and lunch.

£95 + VAT for Arts & Business Scotland members (Arts & Heritage)
£145 + VAT for Arts & Business Scotland members (Corporate)
£145 + VAT for non-members (Arts & Heritage)
£195 + VAT for non-members (Corporate)

About the trainer:

Catriona Reynolds, Head of Governance & Engagement, Arts & Business Scotland

Catriona’s role is to support capacity building in the arts and cultural sectors, particularly in the areas of governance, management and skills development.  She organises and delivers governance training for the sector and encourages business employee engagement with the arts through the transfer of their skills.

She joined Arts & Business Scotland in 2007 following ten years at Scottish Opera where she was Head of Fundraising & Sponsorship from 1999, with overall responsibility for raising funds from business, charitable trusts and private individuals. Prior to that she worked for the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, with a range of membership services responsibilities. Catriona has a degree in the History of Art from the University of Aberdeen and subsequently worked as a paintings valuer at Phillips Fine Art Auctioneers for a number of years.

She is an experienced board member in the charitable sector; formerly a Director of The Merchants House of Glasgow and the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society, and Chair of Kelvin Choir (a local community choir she helped to set up in 2009) she is currently Chair of The Royal Society for the Support of Women of Scotland, and a Director of Bloody Scotland (Scotland’s International Crime Writing Festival).

Do you have questions about Introduction to being a Board Member (Glasgow)? Contact Arts & Business Scotland

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69 Wellington Street
G2 6HG Glasgow
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)

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Arts & Business Scotland

Arts & Business Scotland is an independent Scottish charity. It has equivalent organisations in the other parts of the UK - Arts & Business (England - part of Business in the Community), Arts & Business Ireland and Arts & Business Cymru.

We act as a conduit between the cultural and business sectors, helping to nurture the creative, social and commercial relationships that will enrich creativity and cultural engagement across Scotland.

Our definition of ‘culture’ includes visual arts and crafts, performing arts, music, literature, museums, libraries, heritage, architecture, design and film.

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