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Diabetes UK seeks new trustees

Diabetes UK looks to trustees to play a significant strategic planning role in the running of the charity – safeguarding the organisation’s assets, influencing its thinking and ensuring it remains as successful as possible.

We are looking for up to three people to be co-opted onto the Board of Trustees until the AGM in 2007, with the opportunity at that time to re-apply for co-option or election.

Applicants should have a good personal or professional knowledge of diabetes, be good decision-makers with excellent judgement and communication skills, and be willing to bring previous experience and general business awareness to Board meetings – there will be around seven a year, as well as other meetings and events.

Reflecting the diversity of our membership and wider stakeholders, we would be particularly interested to hear from applicants who:

  • live, or who have a working base, in Scotland or Northern Ireland
  • are from black and minority ethnic groups.

However, all members of Diabetes UK are encouraged to apply.

The deadline for the receipt of applications is 17 November 2006.

For details or an application form, please contact the Diabetes UK Governance team by calling 020 7424 1000 or emailinggovernance@diabetes.org.uk.

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