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Newbie Trustee

Tap on the shoulder. That’s how I became a Trustee and Treasurer. I had originally wanted to become a trustee and treasurer of a new cutting edge charity with big vision. I applied and was accepted – but an unexpected build up of work prevented me taking the role. A year later I got the metaphorical “tap on the shoulder” from a friend. And as Trustee and Treasurer, I joined an old charity that was no longer in step with the current needs, and was reputedly cosy and genteel. All the things I didn’t want.