NPHT Trustees' Meeting Summary Friday 22nd November 2019

Held at the Aylesbury Vale District Council offices, Aylesbury.

Service Level Agreements

  • The CEO presented updates to the Board on Service Level Agreements with partner organisations.
  • The SLA with WheelPower - British Wheelchair Sport was approved and signed.
  • The Board also authorised an addendum with the Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies (CBS) and Buckinghamshire County Museum Trust (BCMT). Vicky Hope walker to now send the final versions to them. 

Financial update

  • The  Chair of the Finance and Development Committee (F&D) gave the Board an update from the F&D meeting. The Chair of the F&D Committee advised that the risk register has been re-prioritised. A discussion was held on developing an ethical guidelines policy for the Trust, the cashflow position.
  • The Trust statutory accounts had been completed by Haines Watts and presented to the Board for sign off.
  • The Finance manager presented the management accounts to the Board.

General Project update (VHW)

  • The CEO provided the Board with an update on various areas of the project. This included funding applications that had been submitted since the last Board meeting. Volunteers have begun to box-list the WheelPower collection and donations have been received by the Trust.
  • Trustees SM and RM have been working to develop a corporate fundraising approach for the Trust. A draft was presented to the Board for approval.
  • The Board were introduced to Sam Brady who is conducting a PhD – In collaboration with Glasgow University – ‘History of the Sports Wheelchair’

Governance issues

  • The Board reviewed the risk register.

2020 Board Meeting Dates

21st February 2020 Stoke Mandeville Stadium
22nd May 2020 British Paralympic Association
24th July 2020 British Paralympic Association
20th November 2020 TBC