The 3SG Core Group is comprised of a maximum of ten individuals that have been elected by the Organisational Members at the annual meeting in September 2017 to represent the local 3rd sector.
Chair Steve Dale (Head of Community Partnerships, Dorothy House)
Core Group members for 2017-18 Janet Dabbs (CEO, Age UK B&NES) Rev Roger Driver (St Michaels Without Church) Caroline Haworth (Children and Young People's Network Representative and Director, Bath Area Play Project) Kate Morton (Chief Executive, Bath Mind) Rosie Phillips (Public Services Board Representative and Chief Executive, DHI) Nicky Tew (Fundraising and Finance Manager, SWALLOW) Sarah Williams (Manager, Swan Advice Network) Gillian Whitehead (Director, Citizens Advice B&NES) Roanne Wootton (Partnerships Manager, Julian House Bath)
Coordinator James Carlin
If you would like to stand for election as a Core Group member in September 2018 please contact the 3SG Coordinator via firstname.lastname@example.org. Voting will be carried out via secret ballot at the annual meeting, Please read our Terms of Reference and the Core Group job description below before standing.
3SG Core Group members job description
•Be a member of a constituted third sector organisation working in B&NES. Third sector includes voluntary, faith and community organisations (both registered charities and other organisations such as associations, self-help groups and community groups), social enterprises, CIC's mutuals and co-operatives.
•Be linked in with local third sector networks relevant to their organisations work in order to communicate to and from other third sector organisations.
•Be able to commit the time required to deliver the role effectively. This includes: reading papers; regularly attending quarterly Third Sector Group meetings; cascading information to and from other third sector organisations; delivering work on the Third Sector Group’s behalf.
•Have experience and knowledge of the strategic policy and planning context for third sector services.
•Have a personal commitment to and enthusiasm for undertaking the task.
•Have an understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities.
•Be able to represent the diversity of the third sector in an impartial manner.
•Be able to contribute effectively to discussions and decision-making in third sector group meetings and feedback information effectively to wider networks.
•Be able to challenge others’ views in a constructive way.
•Act as a conduit for wider Third Sector views and experiences at Third Sector Group meetings and not lobby for your own organisation.
•Declare all voluntary sector interests and any professional or public interests (e.g. if you are a local authority councillor) on an annual register of interests.
Provisos A Core Group member who regularly fails to attend 3SG meetings or report to the sector may be deselected.