Meet the committee

YLEUK Meet the Committee and the duties they undertake

Joint Chairs

Sarah and Mary      



Manage agendas for meeting and post on and put on forum/ web site.

·       Chair committee meetings and main YLEUK member meetings

·       Help arrange speakers at main meetings.

·       Represent YL’s at EUK AGM in May and attend the meeting of sub groups

·       Write press releases when required ( with Marketing person)

·       Update members through the forum on any topical news from various sources.

·       Final approval on new applications

·       Answer any questions on the forum related to Safeguarding. (Sarah)

·       Manage focus groups for safeguarding (Sarah)

·       Help out other committee members if needed eg if someone is on holiday.

Academic Mel


·       Manage the academic focus groups

·       Contribute to academic discussions on the forum

·       Assist in finding appropriate academic speakers for meetings when appropriate

Social Activities Anna


·       Manage Focus Group for Social activities

·       Organise the training day (helping to identify training/trainers needed/requested by our members and setting up these sessions, keeping our members informed about the training sessions,

·       Contribute to any If any aspect of Social Activities/trips on the forum.

·       Management of doodle poll for registration of meetings/trainings/votes

Treasurer Tim


·       Manage the finances of the group.

·       Issue invoices for membership. Chase payments.

·       Keep record of main and second member details and details of accounts contact for each member organisation.

·       Issue invoices for additional training day places and for sponsorship from Trinity.

·       Keep accurate records using Kashflow accounting package. (Accurate details of all payments made for training days and meetings – such things as trainers, premises, refreshments, committee member expenses relating to committee meetings.)

·       Prepare end of year accounts and give summary of these to group.

·       Keep committee and members up to date with finances and money available to group.

Marketing Neil

·       Planning and organizing the updating website in terms of written content and imagery. Facilitating committee team and members to contribute.

·       Designing and producing new publicity materials for the fairs and fliers for distribution.

·       Producing articles on request from trade magazines on the work of the group (in coordination with the Joint Chairs).

·       Keep up to date with Social media

Chris – Administrator

New membership and membership renewals, website maintenance/update, yahoo group moderation

All members of the committee agree to :

  • attend 2-3 committee meetings per year plus most main member meetings
  • Represent YLEUK at selected trade fairs and negotiating free or subsidized attendance
  • Represent the group to BC
  • Represent/ speak on behalf of  YLEUK at conferences
  • Source and book meeting rooms if required
  • Uphold the reputation and promote YLEUK across the industry