Nominations for FRH Council 2020

Nominations for FRH Council 2020



The FRH Nominations Committee, a sub-committee of the Governance Committee, invites members, both full and associate, to put names forward for election to the FRH Council. Nominations open on April 1st. If you are interested in becoming a member of Council and wish to have further information please contact Jennie Hawks, Chairman of the Nominations Committee on

The Nominations Committee runs a continuous list of nominees, as there are annual vacancies to fill.  The following are the criteria for Council membership:

The Council manages FRH on behalf of its members and meets a minimum of 4 times a year in Brussels, reporting annually to the Annual General Meeting.

Council Members have the following responsibilities:

  • To ensure that FRH complies with its statutes, and relevant Belgian law
  • To ensure that FRH pursues its objects as defined in its statutes
  • To promote FRH
  • To actively participate in Council business which includes setting strategy, managing the finances and executive functions of FRH, and evaluating performance.

The following are person specifications for the role, but a nominee does not have to meet every specification:

  • Commitment to FRH and its values and aims
  • Ability to contribute time and energy to the Council and at least one of its committees, estimated as a minimum of 5 hours per month.
  • Strategic and/or creative vision
  • Willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to the organisation
  • Some experience of charity finance and/or fundraising
  • Good independent judgement
  • Experience in national and international institutions
  • Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Ability to work with staff
  • The skills to analyse proposals and examine their consequences

Jennie Hawks

Chairman, FRH Nominations Committee.