Trustee Induction Pack


Under the terms of the The Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005, members of the Edinburgh Geological Society Council are "Charity Trustees". The information below is intended to ensure that all Council members, and prospective members, know about their duties and understand their legal responsibilities.

If you are interested in joining the EGS Council, please get in touch with an existing Council member (see Contacts) to find out more ... we very much welcome the involvement of members and there are many tasks, large and small, that you can help with!

The induction pack contains:

1.The Guidance Notes for Charity Trustees issued by theOffice of the Scottish Charity Regulator, which can be downloaded from the OSCR website.
2. A copy of the Laws of the Edinburgh Geological Society (view here)
3. A list of the Committees of the Society describing the remit of each - pdf file
4. A Code of Conduct for Council members acting in their role as charity trustees (This contains a section to sign, declaring any conflicts of interest, and declaring that a member is not disqualified from acting as a charity trustee) - pdf file
5.The checklist of responsibilities currently carried by each of our council officers and others - in preparation

Available from the Secretary:
6. A contact list for other members of Council
7. Copies of minutes of recent Council meetings

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