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Committee Nominations – Your Park Needs You!

March 20, 2013

fingerNominations to form the Committee 2013/2014 are requested by Sunday 31st March.

The Committee will comprise 8 posts – four will be the constitutionally required named posts (Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary), the other four posts generic Committee Member:


1. Figure head for the group

2. Lead and chair committee meetings

3. Overview of Friends activities programme

4. Manage and enable the committee to achieve its objectives

5. Ensure outcomes are delivered in an inclusive manner, accessible and equal opportunities for all

6. Representation of Friends to external agencies, including BBH and LBHF


Vice Chair

1. Support Chair in their role

2. Deputise for the Chair & lead on agreed projects

3. Coordinate & guide preparation of funding bids for park development & FOWP events/activities

4. Seek funding opportunities, including potential sponsors & joint applicants to develop funding bids for park development & Friends events/activities



1. Support the Chair in managing all committee matters

2. Full secretarial responsibility to committee including logistics, agenda and minutes

3. Co-ordinate committee membership including induction, elections

4. Recording and maintaining Friends membership register

5. Document and record committee and Friends actions and activities

6. Ensure licences and insurances etc and in place for Friends to conduct activities and events

7. Co-ordinate the completion of an annual report



1. Financial stewardship

2. Books and record keeping

3. Reporting updates to Committee

4. Accounting including presentation

5. Liaise with accountant for attestation of annual accounts

6. Support committee members in financial processes and auditing at events/activities


Committee Member (4 posts) 

The four generic Committee Member posts will contribute to leading the Friends Group and supporting the Friends activities throughout the year taking responsibility for various activities as required or offered. These may include:

1. Attending Friends Committee meetings

2. Representing the Friends on matters regarding nature & wildlife

3. Co-ordinating Friends publicity, communications, website, notice board etc.

4. Gathering local residents’ opinions on park development details i.e. playground equipment

Leading or contributing to Friends events in the park

Liaising with other local groups


Each post is for a one year period.

If you would like to nominate yourself for any (or more) of the above posts, please submit a supporting statement of up to 100 words by Sunday 31 March. Please include your full name, address and contact phone number and the posts you wish to nominate yourself for.

Please email your nomination to:

or post/deliver to 49 Bryony Road, London W12 0SP.

Voting will be open to Friends only on Monday 8 April and close Sunday 21 April.

The results of the vote will be announced at the AGM on Saturday 27 April.

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