Current Trustees of ACAT (2016 - 2017)

ACAT elects its Trustees at its Annual General Meeting.  Each year one third of the Board of Trustees stands down and may stand for re-election if wished.  Trustees meet a minimum of three times a year in London.

The current Board of Trustees (from 24 June 2016 to the AGM in 2017 - date to be confirmed) is as follows:

Jason Hepple – Chair
Robert Watson – Vice Chair
Stephen White – Treasurer
Henrietta Batchelor
Ruth Carson
Cheryl Delisser
Jay Dudley
Alison Jenaway
Liz McCormick
Marilyn Ramsden (Lay Trustee)
Karen Shannon
Sue Yabsley

Co-Opted Member:

In addition, Rosemary Parkinson is a co-opted member of the Board.

At ACAT's last AGM on 24 June 2016:

Stephen White was re-elected as Treasurer
Sue Yabsley was re-elected as Trustee without office.
Henrietta Batchelor, Cheryl Delisser and Alison Jenaway were newly elected. 


Notice of ACAT’s Board of Trustee Meetings

The Annual Report from Jason Hepple, ACAT’s Chair, presented at the AGM, highlighted ways in which communication between the membership and ACAT’s committees runs.  It also included information about the pathway for members to bring to the ACAT Board of Trustees’ attention any matters of concern they wished to raise which they feel may not have been resolved through the committee structure.

The Board welcomes members raising matters with the Board that they feel cannot be resolved by the normal decision making machinery of ACAT (i.e. its committee structures).  Items that a member feels need to be drawn to the attention of the Board which they feel have either not been resolved by the committee process, or those that may require direct consultation with or a survey of members’ opinion, or consideration by the Board for inclusion on the agenda of the next AGM should be addressed to

The meeting dates and the closing dates for submissions for each meeting are detailed below.  The January deadline is relevant to the annual AGM.   

Friday 14 October 2016 - closing date for submissions 23 September 2016
Friday 10 February 2017 - closing date for submissions 20 January 2017
Friday 16 June 2017 - closing date for submissions 26 May 2017
Friday 13 October 2017 - closing date for submissions 22 September 2017


Updated August 2016

Contact Details

ACAT Administration Manager:Susan Van Baars

Administrators:Maria Cross
Alison Marfell

Postal Address:ACAT
PO Box 6793
United Kingdom

Phone:+44(0) 1305 263 511

Office Hours:Monday to Thursday
9am to 5pm

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