The Management Committee comprises the elected officers of ART: the Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. Other members are elected or co-opted onto the committee because of their specific skills. The committee is the operational management and decision-making body of ART and has responsibility for the implementation and development of its schemes.
Trustees of the Association are appointed annually at AGM of the Association. The Association Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer are ex-officio trustees. Trustees have an oversight of the governance of the Association with particular responsibility for ensuring that:
Those appointed at the 2021 AGM were Graham Nabb, Andrew Wilby and Leslie Boyce.
Lesley Belcher provides both the strategic and operational leadership required to ensure that the organisation’s aims are achieved, and that only activities that support ART's charitable purposes are pursued. Lesley is the public face of ART representing the organisation at events, functions and partner bodies.
Paul Flavell provides administrative support to the organisation, ensuring the smooth running and reporting of meetings, maintaining records, producing the annual report and updating internal policies and procedures. Paul deals with all external correspondence.
Sue Dixon looks after the organisation's finances, ensuring records and procedures are maintained and ART remains financially viable, notifying the committee of any concerns. Sue ensures appropriate financial procedures and policies are in place and are adhered to.
Stephanie Pattenden is the Independent Education Adviser. She reports periodically to the Management Committee with recommendations and advice. Her responsibilities include: