In accordance with the charity’s constitution, the Trustees are responsible for the strategic management of the charity.
One of the Trustees is appointed by Harrow Deanery Synod for a three year term of office. The current nominated representative is Revd. Edward Lewis.
Other Trustees are elected annually at the charity’s Annual General Meeting. The Trustees elected at the 2016 AGM are as follows:
Neena has been associated with Bereavement Care and Harrow Bereavement Care for several years in her role as Group Leader of Sahara (Asian Bereavement Care). She joined the trustees in 2015 and was re-elected in 2016.
Suresh has a great deal of experience in the voluntary sector and has been a past President of Edgware and Stanmore Rotary Club. He joined the trustees in 2015 and was re-elected in 2016.
Peter Ellis (Chair)
Peter was elected as a trustee of Harrow Bereavement Care in May 2013 and was elected as the first Chair of the Trustees of Bereavement Care in 2014. He is a member of the Conference Planning Group and an invited visitor to the Group Leaders meetings to keep the Group Leaders informed about trustee matters and also so that he can inform trustees about any issues concerning the Group Leaders.
Sue Ellis (Safeguarding Lead)
Sue is a retired teacher and was previously a bereavement visitor for adults, but is currently visiting bereaved children. She is also the named trustee responsible for safeguarding.
Carole has been with Bereavement Care for 13 years and has been the Group Leader for The Lodge Group and the Children’s Group for 8 years; as well as being one of the Children and Grief trainers for Bereavement Care.
Jean Seymour (Honorary Secretary)
Jean joined Bereavement Care as a trustee in 2015. Her background is in management and administration. She is also a volunteer for Michael Sobell Hospice and joined their board of trustees in 2012.
Peter Weber (Honorary Treasurer)
Peter is a retired Chartered Accountant and has been involved with several charities as Treasurer or Chairman. He was re-elected as Honorary Treasurer for Bereavement Care in May 2016.