Royds Community Association is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee. It is governed by its memorandum and articles of association.
The charity is governed by a board of up to 16 trustees who are responsible for implementing the policies of the organisation. Trustees are on the board for an unlimited period.
Two Institutional Directors are nominated annually by the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council.
The current directors of the charity are:
Guy Millichamp (Chair)
Head of Finance, Yorkshire Housing Ltd
Adrian Curtis (Vice Chair)
Director, Groundwork Leeds
Architect & Town Planner (retired)
Director of Partnerships, Keepmoat
Cllr Michael Wallis
Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Royds Senior Management Team:
Lisa has vast experience in SME support having worked with business support agencies which include Business Link, The West Yorkshire Enterprise Agency and A4e and latterly managing a three year project working with people with mental health issues to establish their own social businesses. Lisa is a hand-son manager and works directly with companies to deliver the Health Means Business programme. Her friendly and understanding manner allows her to work equally well with managers in the boardroom or employees on the factory floor.
Carol Dovener FMAAT
Carol has 25 years experience of all aspects of financial management as well as business planning and strategic management of voluntary sector organisations.
She spent the first fifteen years of her career working in accounting practice. This work mainly involved accounts preparation, audit of accounts for a variety of organisations including sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and a number of charities and not for profit organisations and the completion of corporation and personal tax returns.
Carol has been Finance Manager at Royds since January 2008. She is also currently on the management committee of a charity which offers outreach support to women experiencing domestic abuse.