Governance

 

Quakers in Yorkshire is a registered charity (Number 1139514) and is organised in the same way as most charities with trustees who are responsible for ensuring that Quakers in Yorkshire fulfills its charitable purposes as set out in the governing document (constitution) which is available here.

The trustees are composed of a Clerk of Trustees, the Treasurer of Quakers in Yorkshire and one trustee from each of the seven area meetings. The trustees are appointed by, and report to, the quarterly meetings of Quakers in Yorkshire with names coming from the Area Meetings.

There are two Co-Clerks of Quakers in Yorkshire who organise the business and clerk the quarterly meetings.

The officers and trustees for 2018 are:
Co-Clerk Chris Love
Co-Clerk Arthur Pritchard
Treasurer Chris Petrie
Clerk of Trustees Barbara Windle
TRUSTEES
Brighouse West Yorkshire: VACANT
Central Yorkshire: Helen Meads
Craven & Keighley: George Penaluna
Leeds: Gavin Burnell
Pickering & Hull: Chris Fellowes
Sheffield & Balby: June Lewis
York: John Baily

Annual Reports

The formal annual report and accounts are filed each year with the Charity Commission and are publicly available by clicking this link.

The Clerk of Trustees presented an oral report to the July 2017 meeting of Quakers in Yorkshire. This is available here.

Governance of the York Schools (Bootham School and The Mount School)

The relationship between Quakers and Yorkshire and the two York Schools is set out in a Memorandum of Understanding which was signed in December 2017 and is here.