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About us | St Annes Board

St Annes Board

St Anne’s Board (Council of Management) is responsible for governance of the organisation. Members of the Board are St Anne’s Directors for the purposes of the Companies Act and Trustees for the purposes of the Charities Act.

There are currently 9 members of the Board; the organisation’s rules (Memorandum and Articles of Association) state that the number of members of the Board shall not be less than six or more than 15. Terry Moran is Chair of the Board and Ian McIntosh is the vice-chair. The office of chair is held for three consecutive years.

The Company Secretary is John Baczkowski, who is not a member of the Board.  The Board has two delegated committees; the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee both of which report to the full Board meetings. The Board meet ten times a year.

Current Board Members:

Terry Moran

Mr Terry Moran (Chair)

Retired Head of School, Leeds Metropolitan University

Elected to the Board 2006

Ian McIntosh

Mr Ian McIntosh (Vice Chair)

Retired Solicitor

Elected to the Board 2013

Steven Durham

Mr Steven Durham

Former St Anne’s Client

Elected to the Board in 2011

John Tait

Mr John Tait

Retired Head Teacher, Health Trust Member, Carer

Elected to the Board 2005

Sandra Frier

Mrs Sandra Frier

Retired Senior Manager, NHS

Elected to the Board 2013

Philip Brown

Mr Philip Brown

Solicitor, Pension Trust Director

Elected to the Board 2013

Christine Outram

Christine Outram

Chair of the Christie, NHS Foundation Trusts

Elected to the Board 2012

Lesley Smith

Lesley Smith

Chief Officer, NHS Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group

Elected to the Board in 2015

Becky Farren

Becky Farren

Head of International Relationships, Global Action Against Dementia, Department of Health

Elected to the Board in 2015


We are constantly looking for further new members who want to make a real contribution to a vibrant, diverse and constantly evolving organisation. We are particularly looking for people with skills, knowledge and experience in the fields of law (housing, social care) and of health and social care - but the most important criteria is a commitment to the organisation and it's values.

For an application form and further information, please contact The Company Secretary, St Anne's Community Services, 6 St Mark's Avenue, Leeds LS2 9BN, or telephone 0113 243 5151.