Dorothy Dalton

Dorothy Dalton

Editor, Governance

Dorothy Dalton is editor of Governance magazine and a governance expert. She was the first chief executive of Acevo, holding the position from 1992 to 2000. She also founded the Network of Women Chairs and co-founded Groundbreakers, a support group for female chief executives in the voluntary sector.

She was a non-executive director of the Inland Revenue and has been a judge at the Charity Awards for several years.

In a voluntary capacity Dalton has been a trustee of several charities including Marie Curie Cancer Care and regularly participates in fundraising expeditions for JoLt, the Journey of a Lifetime Trust which arranges overseas expeditions for disadvantaged or disabled young people.

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All charities should, but most charities do not, ask potential trustees to sign a declaration about their eligibility for the post of trustee. This sample declaration form is an adapted and more detailed version of the declaration form for trustees which can be found on the NCVO website and which is used here with the kind permission of NCVO.

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A course for experienced trustees

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A course for new and experienced trustees

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