Trustees' Week 2020

Join us for the second annual Hertfordshire Trustee Conference, followed by a week of practical workshops to celebrate Trustees' Week 2020.

This year's conference, run in partnership with #TeamHerts Volunteering, is being run online and we have some excellent speakers who will be talking on the topic of ‘Driving Change’, with an emphasis on diversity and tackling digital change :

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  • Welcome Henry Holland-Hibbert, High Sheriff of Hertfordshire and HCF Chair

  • Driving change through Better Boards Louise Marron, Project Manager, HCF Training & Development

  • Beyond Suffrage project: Achieving gender equality for women of colour at board level Precious Sithole, CEO, Social Practice ENT

  • Trustee support from #TeamHerts Volunteering Hannah Morgan-Gray, Chief Executive, NH & Stevenage CVS

  • Accelerating change through young trustees Anthony Wheeler, Ambassador, Young Trustees Movement & Tina Bhartwas, Trustee for NH & Stevenage CVS & Lead board member for #Team Herts Volunteering

  • Managing change to support your digital ambitions Alan Perestrello, Co-Founder & Director, Trillium

The conference is suitable for anyone considering becoming a trustee or who is currently in a board role as a trustee or chair, or senior leadership role within the charity, community or social enterprise sector.

To celebrate national Trustees' Week 02- 06 November, we also have a week of fantastic workshops and discussion groups to support you in your trusteeship. Both the conference and the workshops are fully funded and free to attend for all Hertfordshire residents and/or trustees & staff of Herts VCS organisations. The conference is supported by Hertfordshire County Council Adult Care Services.

Scroll down to book your place on the conference and workshops in the table below.

If you are not eligible for a free place, you can still purchase a ticket at £25.00 for the conference and a further £15 for each individual workshop or discussion group. You will be notified of how to do this when your register your place. If you have any questions please contact
Download the Agenda:
HCFT Agenda Hertfordshire Trustee Conference 2020
HCFT Agenda Hertfordshire Trustee Conference 2020

Download the full programme:
HCFT Trustee Conference 2020
HCFT Trustee Conference 2020

You can also download the latest Building Effective Boards document below. This is a practical FREE to download resource for trustees developed by #TeamHerts Volunteering and HCF Training and Development:

HCF Building Effective Boards 2019
HCF Building Effective Boards 2019

Better Boards

Better Boards is a comprehensive governance training programme for trustees, to improve the effectiveness of Hertfordshire charities

The Hertfordshire Trustee Conference is part of the HCF Training & Development Better Boards Programme . You can find out more about Better Boards here . We will be looking to open enrolment for the next Better Boards programme in January 2021. If you would like to find out more, please contact

Alongside the conference, we also produce Building Effective Boards, a practical 'free to download' resource for trustees developed by #TeamHerts Volunteering and HCF Training and Development. You can download your copy here.

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