Trustees Mind BLMK is governed by a Board of Trustees who also act as company directors – this is because Mind BLMK is both a charity and a company. The Board is responsible for ensuring that Mind BLMK operates legally, within its aims and objectives and in an ethical and sustainable manner. They set the direction and strategy for the organisation and oversee the Chief Executive to ensure that the goals set are achieved. The Board works to the Charity Commission guidelines on good governance and maintains high standards across its work. Board members are elected annually at the Annual General Meeting and bring specific, specialist skills to the organisation. Our current Trustees can be seen below. Chair - Dr Margaret Stockham Turner Margaret is responsible for providing foresight, oversight, and insight by scanning the horizon for signs of storms or rainbows to explore, setting out a clear strategy for the future and holding the Chief Executive to account for delivering this. Steven Horner A retired Chartered Accountant, having experience in both the public and private sector. Steven provides support to the Board on financial and commercial issues. Sandra Fielding Sandra was appointed as a trustee in 2006, following a career in local government and the NHS. Sandra has undertaken various Board roles; chairing the committee monitoring quality and ensuring good governance, and supporting improvements in human resources and workforce performance. James Culling James is a communications specialist with nearly 20 years of not-for-profit experience. Although currently focusing on Fundraising at Parkinson’s UK, he has also worked for a wide range of charities and organisations within the sector – including disability, cancer, development and mental health (having previously worked for National Mind). John Banks Chair of the Finance committee. John provides oversight to the financial reporting cycle, including budgeting, and the review of service proposals. Helen Mundy Helen is a highly experienced Leadership Coach, people and change manager. She has worked with Executive and functional teams across a wide range of private sector organisations and the NHS, Local Government and third sectors. She chairs the Workforce and Health and Safety Committees – bringing her commitment to employee, volunteer and service user experience to oversee strategy, policy and implementation.