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: Trustee support for Hertfordshire charities

Better Boards 2021: A tailored programme of in-house trustee training (full funding available for eligible organisations)
Resources for Building Effective Boards: FREE resources produced in partnership with #Team Herts Volunteering
Action Learning groups for voluntary sector CEO's and Chairs.
Annual Hertfordshire Trustee Conference SAVE THE DATE for our 3-day digital trustee conference, Tue 2nd - Thurs 04 November 2021
Online Trustee Training Series: FREE online workshops and webinars for Hertfordshire trustees . See list of courses below...

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