Summary of the Constitution

WHAT IS IT? WHO RUNS IT?

 

SUMMARY FROM THE CCDT CONSTITUTION

 

THE PURPOSE OF THE CHOLSEY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TRUST (CCDT):

  1. To own and manage the community facilities at Fair Mile / Cholsey Meadows for the benefit of all Cholsey residents. The facilities include the Great Hall, and the Cricket Pavilion and Cricket Field / Recreation Ground.
  2. To organise inclusive community events and activities, often in partnership with other community groups, to help to sustain Cholsey’s vibrant community life.
  3. To help to facilitate a sustainable, green lifestyle for residents at Fair Mile / Cholsey Meadows (and within wider Cholsey) with particular respect to travel and the reduction of car usage.

MEMBERSHIP:

  1. Membership is open to any individual, business or corporate body that supports the objectives of the CCDT and which fits within the Membership categories set out below.
  2. There is a Membership Scheme and also a Friends Scheme, and all applications to join must be agreed by the Board of Trustees. Membership is free, but there is a joining fee for the Friends Scheme, which will be agreed by the Board from time to time.
  3. Members will be allocated to one of the following categories, each with equal voting rights. Membership voting is relevant to the AGM / EGM and to the appointment of Trustees:
  • Resident Member, an individual resident in Cholsey
  • Voluntary, Community and Faith User Group Member
  • Business Member
  • Local Elected Councillor Member
  • Soha Housing Ltd Member
  • Other Members approved at the discretion of the Trustees

THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES consists of the following:

  • three elected Resident Members, including at least one from outside Fair Mile / Cholsey Meadows
  • two elected Voluntary, Community and Faith User Group Members
  • two elected Business Members
  • one ex-officio Cholsey Parish Council or South Oxfordshire District Council local Ward Member
  • one ex-officio Soha Housing Ltd Member
  • up to three other Co-opted Members with specialist skills, elected by the Board.

TRUSTEE BOARD FROM 2017 A.G.M.

  • Val Bolt (Chair) – Cholsey Parish Council appointee
  • Sue Jeffs (Company Secretary) – Resident Member (outside Fair Mile / Cholsey Meadows)
  • Teresa Midwinter (Treasurer) – co-opted
  • Andy Chapman – Voluntary, Community and Faith Group Member (Cricket Club)
  • Thea Price – Voluntary, Community and Faith Group Member (St. Mary’s Church)
  • Niall Hammond – Business Member
  • Alan Newell – Business Member
  • Maureen Adams – Soha appointee
  • Sarah Masters – Resident (Fair Mile / Cholsey Meadows)
  • Carol Chaplin – Resident (Fair Mile / Cholsey Meadows)

For the full constitution please visit: CCDT Constitution