Forum Central is delivered by the partnership of Volition and Leeds Older People’s Forum and each is represented on the Forums Partnership Board, which currently meets every other month. It comprises of trustees from each of the trustee boards, including the chairs. The role of Chairperson at the Forum Partnership meeting alternates, with each of the boards taking it in turn.

Forums Partnership Board

Forum Central is a partnership between two organisations, and each is represented on the Forums Partnership Board, which currently meets every other month. It comprises of trustees from each of the trustee boards, including the chairs. The role of Chairperson at the Forum Partnership meeting alternates, with each of the boards taking it in turn.

TrusteeOrganisationRole
Bill Rollinson M.B.E.
(Chair)
Leeds Older People's ForumLeeds Older People's Forum Chair
Roger HaringtonLeeds Older People's ForumLeeds Older People's Forum Vice-Chair
Tricia GradysLeeds Older People's ForumLeeds Older People's Forum Trustee
Alison LoweTouchstoneVolition Co-Chair
Andy RawnsleyAspire CBSVolition Co-Chair
Ruth KettleCommunity LinksVolition Trustee

Leeds Older People’s Forum

Leeds Older People’s Forum is made up of older people and managers, chief executive and project workers from some of the forum’s member organisations – all of which work with older people.

TrusteeOrganisationRole
Bill Rollinson M.B.E.*IndividualChair
Roger Harington*IndividualVice Chair
VacantVice Chair
John O'DwyerCaring Together in Woodhouse & Little LondonActing Treasurer
Carole Gosden*Individual
Bronwen Holden*Leeds Hospital Alert
Margaret Bell*Individual
Cath Mahoney*Individual
Ruth CornelissenCare & Repair Leeds
Tricia Gradys*Individual
Corrina LawrenceFeel Good Factor Leeds
John Welham*Individual
Satwant Rait*Individual
Gabrielle HamiltonLeeds Museums & Galleries
Rachel KoivunenPeople in Action
Susan Chesters*Relatives and Residents Association
Susan Phillips*Individual
David Smith*Individual
Cllr. Rebecca CharlwoodLeeds City CoucilRepresentative from Leeds City Council (observer)
* Older person

A minimum of 75% of the charity trustees must be older people (an older person is defined by Leeds Older People’s Forum as a person aged 60 years of age and over).

Volition

The Volition Board of Trustees is the governing body providing leadership and direction for the organisation. The Board is drawn from Volition member organisations, all of which are third sector and offer services to people with learning disabilities, physical and sensory impairments or mental health problems.

TrusteeOrganisationRole
Alison LoweTouchstoneCo-Chair
Andrew RawnsleyAspireCo-Chair
Helen KempLeeds MindTreasurer
Adam OgilvieMeanwood Valley Urban FarmTrustee
Carol HillCatholic CareTrustee
Alison KaySt Anne'sTrustee
James HillPyramidTrustee
Oli SuttonTrustee
David BlytheWilliam Merrit Disabled Living CentreTrustee
Zoe BawnUnited ResponseTrustee
Ruth KettleInspire NorthTrustee
Phil GleesonLeeds Involving PeopleTrustee
Taira KayaniBetter Leeds CommunitiesTrustee