Board Of Directors

Meet your Board

Your Society is governed by a Board of Directors elected by and from our Members.

The Board’s role is to work closely with the Executive Team in monitoring the performance of the Society, in order to deliver the strategy. This involves holding the Chief Executive to account for the day-to-day performance and management of the Society, whilst also supporting the Executive Team to achieve the Society’s strategic objectives and priorities.

The Board is made up of 13 directors, including one Independent Non-Executive Director and three Employee Directors.

The key responsibilities of the Board are :

• To ensure that the Society’s affairs are conducted in accordance with its Rules, the best interests of the Society and its Members and in accordance with the Co-operative Values and Principles (you can find these here: Cooperative identity, values & principles | ICA);

• To determine the strategy and policy of the Society in consultation with the Chief Executive and the Executive Team;

• To determine the risk strategy of the Society and ensure that risk management is addressed;

• To oversee the work of the Chief Executive and Executive Team in the day-to-day management of the business of the Society.

For more information on how to become a Director, click here

Elaine Dean

President
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Elaine Dean


Marc Bicknell

Independent non-Executive Director
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Marc Bicknell

Independent non-Executive Director

Committees served:

  • Audit & Risk
  • Conduct

  • John Howells

    Director
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    John Howells

    Director

    Committees served:

  • Community Dividend

  • Bradley Tuckfield

    Employee Director
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    Bradley Tuckfield

    Director

    Committees served:

  • Membership & Community Strategy

  • Danny Douglas

    Director
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    Danny Douglas

    Director

    Suzanne Bennett

    Director
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    Suzanne Bennett

    Director

    Maryann Denfhy

    Director
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    Maryann Denfhy

    Director

    Bob Burlton

    Director
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    Bob Burlton

    Director

    Maria Lee

    Director
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    Maria Lee

    Director

    Becci Britland

    Employee Director
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    Becci Britland

    Employee Director

    Valerie Watson

    Director
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    Valerie Watson

    Director

    Sue Rushton

    Director
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    Sue Rushton

    Director

    Amanda Gaillie

    Employee Director
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    Amanda Gaillie

    Employee Director