2015 NAAONB Board Meeting Papers

NAAONB AGM 2015, held 19/11/2015

Thursday 19th November 2015 3.15 - 4.00pm

Westminster Suite, Broadway House, Tothill Street, London, SW1H 9NQ

  1. Apologies
  2. Introduction of current NAAONB Board members with their portfolios (verbal) - for information
  3. AGM November 20th 2014 - Minutes and matters arising - for agreement
  4. Chairman’s Annual Report 2014-15 - for information 
  5. Company Secretary’s Financial Report 2014-15 - for agreement
  6. CE’s Report of work completed for NAAONB Business Plan Oct 2014 - Oct 2015 - for information
  7. AOB

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69th Management Board meeting, held 18/11/2015

Wednesday 18th November 2015 2.00pm

Victory Services Club, 63-79 Seymour St, London W2 2HF

Invitees - Board Members: Philip Hygate, Sarah Jackson, Rose Day, Michael Mounde, Peter Foulkes, Chris Woodley-Stewart, Nick Holliday, David Hill, Mat Roberts

Invitees - Staff: Howard Davies - Chief Executive, Jill Smith - Communications & Events Manager, Richard Clarke - Policy & Development Manager, Amber Livingston - Office & Membership Manager

  1. Apologies 
  2. Consultancy Update (Simon Matthews) - verbal and powerpoint - discussion & agreement (60 mins)
  3. AONB Family Vision (HD) - paper - discussion & agreement (60 mins)
  4. Membership requests - verbal - discussion & agreement (10 mins)
    • Two organisations have approached the NAAONB to become members
    • Pennine Prospects http://www.pennineprospects.co.uk/about/aims-and-objectives
    • Suffolk County Council https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/

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Item 2 – Appendix 2

68th Management Board meeting, held 06/10/2015

Tuesday 6th October 2015 11.00am

Carrs Lane Church Centre, Carrs Lane, Birmingham, B4 7SX

Invitees - Board Members: Philip Hygate, Sarah Jackson, Rose Day, Michael Mounde, Peter Foulkes, Chris Woodley-Stewart, Nick Holliday, David Hill, Mat Roberts

Invitees - Staff: Howard Davies - Chief Executive, Jill Smith - Communications & Events Manager, Richard Clarke - Policy & Development Manager, Amber Livingston - Office & Membership Manager

Invitees - Observers: Lisa Tomos - NRW, David Henshilwood - NE, Stephen Preston - Defra

  1. Apologies 
  2. Minutes and matters arising (PH) - for agreement (5 mins)
  3. Chairmen’s Conference 2015 (JS) - discussion & agreement (10 mins)
  4. Consultancy Update CONFIDENTIAL (HD) - discussion & agreement (10 mins)
  5. Review of designated Landscapes in Wales verbal (HD) - discussion & agreement (10 mins)
  6. Membership Strategy (HD) - discussion & agreement (10 mins)
  7. Resourcing Strategy (HD) - discussion & agreement (10 mins)
  8. Landscapes for Life Conference 2016 (CWS/JS) - discussion & agreement (10 mins)
  9. Management Accounts (JS) - for information (5 mins)
  10. AGM  2014 - Agenda and Papers (various) - discussion & agreement (60 mins)
    • Item 1 Apologies
    • Item 2 Introduction of current NAAONB Board members with their portfolios 
    • Item 3 AGM November 20th 2014 - Minutes and matters arising 
    • Item 4 Chairman’s Annual Report 2014-15 (to be produced prior to the AGM)
    • Item 5 Company Secretary’s Financial Report 2014-15 (figures to be distributed separately)
    • Item 6 Consultancy Launch (awaiting decision on item 4. of Board meeting)
    • Item 7 CEO’s Report of work completed for NAAONB Business Plan Oct 2014 - Oct 2015 (to be produced prior to the AGM)
    • Item 8 AOB
  11. NAAONB Portfolio & Staff Activity Report (Portfolio holders & staff) - for information (10 mins)
  12. Defra Report (SP) - for information (10 mins)
  13. Natural England Report (DH) - for information (10 mins)
  14. Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales Report (LT) - for information (10 mins)

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67th Management Board meeting, held 18/06/2015

Thursday 18th June 2015 11.00am 

Carrs Lane Church Centre, Carrs Lane, Birmingham, B4 7SX 

Invitees - Board Members: Philip Hygate, Sarah Jackson, Rose Day, Michael Mounde, Peter Foulkes, Chris Woodley-Stewart, Nick Holliday, David Hill, Mat Roberts 

Invitees - Staff: Howard Davies - Executive Officer, Jill Smith - Communications & Events Manager, Richard Clarke - Policy & Development Manager, Amber Livingston - Office & Membership Manager 

Invitees - Observers: Lisa Tomos - NRW, David Henshilwood - NE, Stephen Preston - Defra 

  1. Apologies 
  2. Minutes and matters arising (PH) - for agreement (5 mins) CONFIDENTIAL 
  3. Portfolio allocation (PH) - for agreement (5 mins) 
  4. Review of company insurances (HD) - for agreement (5 mins) 
  5. Risk register (HD) - for agreement (10 mins) 
  6. Honorary Treasurer role (RD/MM) - for agreement (10 mins) 
  7. Draft Strategic Plan 2015-20 (HD) - for agreement (10 mins) 
  8. NAAONB/AONB Family post General Election Activity (JS) - for information (10 mins) 
  9. Landscapes for Life Conference 2015 (JS) - for information (10 mins) 
  10. NAAONB/National Parks England Draft Accord (PH) - for agreement (10 mins) 
  11. Management Accounts (JS) - for information (5 mins) These papers will be forwarded separately 
  12. NAAONB Portfolio & Staff Activity Report (Portfolio holders & staff) - for information (10 mins) 
  13. Defra Report (SP) - for information (10 mins) 
  14. Defra presentation on the health of English AONB units (SP) verbal - for information (10 mins) 
  15. Natural England Report (DH) - for information (10 mins) 
  16. Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales Report (LT) - for information (10 mins) 

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Item 4 – NATIO

Item 4 – Boardroom Exec Policy Wording April 2013

Item 4 – Boardroom Exec – Policy Schedule

Item 4 – Demands & Needs

Item 4 – Annex 2 (i) Office Policy Wording

66th Management Board meeting, held 05/03/2015

Thursday 5th March 2015 11.00am

Carrs Lane Church Centre, Carrs Lane, Birmingham, B4 7SX

Invitees - Board Members: Philip Hygate, Sarah Jackson, Rose Day, Michael Mounde, Peter Foulkes, Chris Woodley-Stewart, Nick Holliday, David Hill, Mat Roberts

Invitees - Staff: Howard Davies - CEO, Jill Smith - Communications & Events Manager, Richard Clarke - Policy & Development Manager, David Dixon - Collaboration & Learning Manager, Amber Livingston - Office & Membership Manager

Invitees - Observers: Liza Tomos - NRW, David Henshilwood - NE, Claire Mason - Defra 

  1. Apologies 
  2. Minutes and matters arising (PH) - for agreement (5 mins)
  3. Draft Strategy 2015-18 (HD) - for agreement (10 mins)
  4. Draft Business Plan 2015-18 and Budget 2015-16 (HD) - for agreement (15 mins)
  5. Human Resources (PH) - for agreement (15 mins) CONFIDENTIAL - distributed separately
  6. Consultancy Update (DD) - for agreement (15 mins)
  7. Draft Reserves Policy (HD) - for agreement (5 mins)
  8. Financial Regulations update (JS) - for agreement (5 mins)
  9. NAAONB/AONB Family pre/post General Election Activity (JS) - for information (10 mins)
  10. Landscapes for Life Conference 2015 (JS) - for information (10 mins)
  11. NAAONB/National Parks England Draft Accord (PH) - for agreement (10 mins)
  12. Management Accounts (JS) - for information (5 mins)
  13. NAAONB Portfolio & Staff Activity Report (Portfolio holders & staff) - for information (10 mins)
  14. Long Service Award (SJ) - for agreement (20 mins)
  15. Defra Report (CM) - for information (10 mins)
  16. Natural England Report (DH) - for information (10 mins)
  17. Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales Report (LT) - for information (10 mins)

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