Regional Advisory Boards
It's really important for the people who are passionate about our canals and rivers to have a say in how they are run. Our regional advisory boards give you that chance to support the work the Trust does in your local area.
Working alongside each region’s full time colleagues, our boards help to:
- use local knowledge, ideas and capacity to build new relationships, so people can use and enjoy the waterways
- help us reach the diverse local communities that we serve
- translate national priorities into local initiatives
- gather and feedback to Trust colleagues on local priorities, opportunities and risks
- ‘open doors’ to local and regional structures and decision-makers across all sectors and help us grow our supporter base in the local community
- identify and trial new ways of delivering our ambitions and priorities
Across our regions, we have six advisory boards:
Annual Public Meetings
All the local boards hold annual public meetings, at which you are invited to put your questions. Again, check out the meetings diary for your board's next meeting.
The Governance handbook is designed to help everbody appreciate our governance and how to make it work most effectively.
Regional advisory board governance
The chair of each advisory board sits on our main council.
Last date edited: 17 October 2018