Meet our Trustees

High standards of governance are more important than ever

As a local support organisation working across the sector, we take this seriously. We try our best to find the right mix of skilled and capable trustees, along with leadership structures that work. We work hard to ensure we comply with relevant legislation and regulation, as well as creating a culture and attitudes which promote challenge and collaboration.

Want to know more?

Email: jane.hustwit@yorkcvs.org.uk

Download our Articles of Assocation and Annual Report & Accounts 2016-17

Our AGM is on Wednesday 6 December. For more information and to book, click here.

To download our AGM Agenda, follow the link. For details of Trustee re-elections click here.

Jane Hustwit

Jane Hustwit

Chair

Jane has been involved in communications, primarily in the voluntary sector all her working life, after a brief encounter with town planning. Resident in York for the last 14 years, she became Chair of York CVS in December 2015.  She is an active volunteer with York CVS, responsible for communications, Growing Green Spaces and Time for Talent.

Alison Day

Alison Day

Trustee

Alison is a Chartered Marketer with over 15 years experience in central government, education and third sector. Her current role at Family Fund is Communications and Development Manager, leading a team to raise awareness about the charity and it’s key objectives.

Lionel Lennox

Lionel Lennox

Trustee

Lionel Lennox has practiced as a solicitor and notary public in York for 30 years. This has included advising charities. He has also been a trustee of several charities. He has a long running ambition to restore his classic Sunbeam Talbot car.

Paul Tyack

Paul Tyack

Trustee

Paul is Head of Institutional Philanthropy at the University of York where his job is to build relationships with corporate and foundation donors. He is also a trustee of a local museum. Outside work, life is all about music, and singing in particular.

Matthew Hick

Matthew Hick

Trustee

Matt is Volunteer Development Manager for the Science Museum Group, based at the National Railway Museum in York. He chairs the Heritage Volunteering Group, working with organisations across the UK.

Chris Welch

Chris Welch

Trustee

Chris is Commercial Director of Waterloo Housing Group and has significant experience in social housing and asset management. Chris offers his commercial experience and balances this with his interests in social action and the work of York CVS.

Steven Ireland

Steven Ireland

Trustee

Steve is a qualified Internal Auditor with a wide range of experience in Operational, IT and Financial Services auditing. He works at Aviva in York on change programmes.

Sally Hutchinson

Sally Hutchinson

Trustee

Age UK in York has been working with and for older people for 40 years. It provides a wide range of personal and practical support, including information, advice and arranging for respite care. Sally is Chief Officer.

George Wood

George Wood

Trustee

George spent 41 years working in the NHS in Leeds and York. An active volunteer since 2005 in York and elsewhere; he has a particular interest in older people.

Rod Peet

Rod Peet

Treasurer

Rod is Deputy Finance Director at the University of York and Treasurer at York CVS. Rod is a qualified accountant and is also The Boxcar Riders’ bassist.

 

 

 

 

 

...And here's our Chief Executive

...And here's our Chief Executive

Sarah Armstrong

Sarah Armstrong has over 20 years’ experience developing organisational strength and resilience in complex and challenging environments. She joined York CVS in January 2016, after being Director of Operations for Healthwatch England based in London.

Trustee Observers

Councillor Ashley Mason, City of York Council

Councillor Keith Myers, City of York Council

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