Governance

This page summarises the arrangements for the management of the business affairs of the Devon Area Meeting (DAM). 

There are three pertinent documents (Click to dowload copies).

(1)  Governing Document for Devon Area MeetingArea Meeting in January 2008 accepted an initial governing document - minute 08/3 refersArea Meeting in January 2009 accepted a slightly modified governing document, following advice from Quaker Stewardship Committee - minute 09/5 refers. This is the document used when Devon Area Meeting registered with the Charity Commission and is current. The electronic version has no signatures but the one in our records was signed by Freya Guy as Area Meeting Clerk and by Raymond Thompson as Clerk to Devon Area Meeting's trustees.

(2)  Terms of Reference for DAM Trustees. Area Meeting in May 2008 accepted the Terms of Reference - minute 08/34 refers.

(3)  Memorandum of Understanding between DAM and its Local Meetings (LMs).  Ratified by Area Meeting in Session on 10 March 2012 (Minute 23/12)


The current trustees are (as at January 2016):
 
Michael Baker
Ashburton
To end 2016
 Clerk
 
Maggie Cartridge
Exeter
To end 2017
 
 
Nick Cox
Exeter
To end 2017
 
 
Sally Hartog
Totnes
To end 2016
 
 
Sue Johns
Plymouth
To end 2018
 
 
Jim Putz
Exeter
To end 2017
 
 
Jan Scott
Kingsbridge
To end 2016
 
 
Richard Smith
Exeter
To end 2017
 
 
Raymond Thompson
Exeter
To end 2017
Treasurer, ex officio


Each Local Meeting (LM) has an assigned Link Trustee, and, if that Link Trustee is not a member of that LM, a Trustee Correspondent.

 
Local Meeting
Link Trustee
Trustee Correspodent
                                                                                    
 
Michael Baker
 Michael Baker
 
 
Sally Hartog
Vanessa Marshall
 
 
Sally Hartog
Ann Davis
 
 
Michael Baker
Clifford Dampney
 
 
Nick Cox
Richard Smith
 
 
Jan Scott
 Jan Scott
 
 
Jim Putz
Sara Hudson
 
 
Maggie Cartridge
Rachel Chamness
 
 
Jan Scott
Rachel Montgomery
 
 
Nick Cox
Michael Street
 
 Caroline HaymanRichard Raggett 
 Jim PutzBill Becher 
 Caroline Hayman