2017 NAAONB Board Meeting Papers

NAAONB AGM 2017, held 23/11/2017

Thursday 23rd November 2017 3.15 - 5.00pm

Stephenson Room, Broadway House, Tothill Street, London, SW1H 9NQ

  1. Apologies
  2. Introduction of current NAAONB Board members (verbal) for information
  3. AGM 24th November 2016 - Minutes and matters arising for agreement
  4. Chairman’s Annual Report 2016-17 for information
  5. Chief Executive’s Report of work completed for NAAONB Business Plan Oct 2016 - Oct 2017 for information 
  6. Company Secretary’s Financial Report 2016-17 for agreement
  7. Consultation on NAAONB business plan 2018-20 for information
  8. Review of membership rates for agreement
  9. Election of Trustees and appointment of Auditors for agreement
  10. AOB

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Minutes

75th Management Board meeting, held 12/10/2017

Thursday 12th October 2017 1.15pm

Wiseman lounge, Carrs Lane Church, Carrs Lane, Birmingham, B4 7SX

Invitees - Board Members Philip Hygate, Rose Day, Chris Woodley-Stewart, Nick Holliday, Mat Roberts, Paul Walton, Lucy Barron, Denise Hewlett, James Williamson

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

Invitees - Observers Lisa Tomos - NRW, David Henshilwood - NE, Mehdi Kurrimbux – Defra

  1. Apologies 
  2. Minutes and matters arising (PH) for agreement (5 mins)
  3. Meeting dates and timing (AC) discussion & agreement (5 mins) - verbal
  4. Draft Business Plan 2018-20 and Budget 2018-19 (HD) for agreement (10 mins) CONFIDENTIAL
  5. Chairmen’s Conference 2017 (JS) for agreement (10 mins) 
  6. AGM  2017 - Agenda and Papers (various) discussion & agreement (60 mins)
    • Item 1 Apologies
    • Item 2 Introduction of current NAAONB Board members with their portfolios - verbal 
    • Item 3 AGM November 24th 2016 - Minutes and matters arising 
    • Item 4 Review of membership rates - for agreement
    • Item 5 Election of Trustees and appointment of auditors - verbal (we anticipate the Board will agree the content of this paper at it’s meeting on the 12th of October 2017). 
    • Item 6 Chairman’s Annual Report 2016-17 (to be prepared prior to the AGM).
    • Item 7 Company Secretary’s Financial Report 2016-17
    • Item 8 CEO’s Report of work completed for NAAONB Business Plan Oct 2016 - Oct 2017 (to be prepared prior to the AGM).
    • Item 9 AOB
  7. Strategic Risk (HD) for information (5mins)
  8. Management Accounts (JS) for information (5 mins)
  9. NAAONB Portfolio & Staff Activity Report (Portfolio holders & staff) for information (10 mins)
  10. Defra Report (MK) for information (10 mins) - verbal
  11. Natural England Report (DH) for information (10 mins)
  12. Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales Report (LT) for information (10 mins)

Papers

Minutes

RAG Activity Report

Item 6 – AGM Item 6, Annex 1 and 2 – Annual Report 2016-17

Item 12 – Area Statement Areas MAP & DL

74th Management Board meeting, held 22/06/2017

Thursday 22nd June 2017 11.00am

Wiseman lounge, Carrs Lane Church, Carrs Lane, Birmingham, B4 7SX

Invitees - Board Members Philip Hygate, Rose Day, Chris Woodley-Stewart, Nick Holliday, Mat Roberts, Paul Walton, Lucy Barron, Denise Hewlett, James Williamson

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

Invitees - Observers Lisa Tomos - NRW, David Henshilwood - NE, Mehdi Kurrimbux - Defra

  1. Apologies 
  2. Minutes and matters arising (PH) for agreement (5 mins)
  3. Communications update (JS) for discussion & agreement (10 mins)
  4. Landscapes for Life Conference briefing (verbal) (CWS/JS) for discussion & agreement (10 mins)
  5. Business Plan Reform (HD) for discussion & agreement (10 mins)
  6. NAAONB Membership Fees (HD) for discussion & agreement (10 mins)
  7. Fundraising and Complaints Policy (HD) for discussion & agreement (5 mins)
  8. Bookkeeping/Accountancy Support (HD) for discussion & agreement (5 mins)
  9. Board meeting costs (AC) for discussion & agreement (5 mins)
  10. The Landscape Institute draft MoU - deferred to the next meeting (verbal update) (HD) for information (5 mins)
  11. Governance, Finance, and Resilience (PH) for discussion & agreement (5 mins)
  12. Future Landscapes: Delivering for Wales (RC) for information (5 mins)
  13. Strategic Risk (HD) for information (5mins)
  14. Management Accounts (JS) for information (5 mins)
  15. NAAONB Portfolio & Staff Activity Report (Portfolio holders & staff) for information (10 mins)
  16. Defra Report (verbal) (MK) for information (10 mins)
  17. Natural England Report (verbal) (DH) for information (10 mins)
  18. Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales Report (verbal) (LT) for information (10 mins)

Papers

Minutes

RAG Activity Report

73rd Management Board meeting, held 14/03/2017

Tuesday 14th March 2017 11.00am

Design Room, Concept Conference Centre, 58-72 John Bright Street, Birmingham B1 1BN

Invitees - Board Members Philip Hygate, Rose Day, Michael Mounde, Chris Woodley-Stewart, Nick Holliday, Mat Roberts, Paul Walton, Denise Hewlett, James Williamson, Lucy Barron

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

Invitees - Observers Lisa Tomos - NRW, David Henshilwood - NE, Mehdi Kurrimbux - Defra

  1. Apologies 
  2. Minutes and matters arising (PH) for agreement (5 mins)
  3. Co-options and Appointments to the Board (PH) for agreement (5 mins)
  4. Brexit - A NAAONB response (HD) for discussion & agreement (10 mins)
  5. Communications Strategy - paper to follow (JS) for discussion & agreement (10 mins)
  6. Landscapes for Life Conference 2017 CONFIDENTIAL (CWS/JS) for discussion & agreement (10 mins) 
  7. NAAONB Draft Budget 2017/18 (HD) for agreement (5 mins)
  8. NAAONB Reserves Policy (HD) for agreement (5 mins)
  9. NAAONB Business Review update - verbal (HD) for information (5 mins)
  10. Strategic Risk (HD) for information (5mins)
  11. Management Accounts (JS) for information (5 mins)
  12. NAAONB Portfolio & Staff Activity Report (Portfolio holders & staff) for information (10 mins)
  13. Defra Report - verbal (MK) for information (10 mins)
  14. Natural England Report - verbal (DH) for information (10 mins)
  15. Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales Report (LT) for information (10 mins)

Papers

Minutes

RAG Activity Report

Item 5 – A review of the Charity’s Communications and a strategy to strengthen it

Item 5 Appendix 1 Communications Strategy 2017-20 (draft for Board)

Item 5 Appendix 2i AONB Communications Officers Meeting NOTES 6th December 2016

Item 5 Appendix 2ii – Communications Priorities

Item 5 Appendix 3 AONB LO Comms Notes 2017.2.7

Item 14 – Natural England Report