Evenley Village Hall is a charitable community facility (Charity Registration No 304189), managed by its trustees and governed by a Deed of Trust. This provides for a combination of trustees who are elected annually at the Village Hall AGM, appointed representative trustees nominated by key user groups to represent their club or societies' interests and co-opted committee members - all having full trustee status. Trustees form the Evenley Village Hall Management Committee (EVHMC).
The current EVHMC consists of
|Eric Millard||Elected Trustee, Chair and responsible for Health & Safety Management|
|Mike Bosher||Elected Trustee, responsible for internal maintenance and represents the Cricket Club|
|Tony Stevens||Elected Trustee and Treasurer|
|Joyce Stevens||Elected Trustee, Booking Clerk, Minutes Secretary and represents the Gardening Society|
|Derek Haynes||Appointed Trustee, responsible for external maintenance and represents the ERA|
|Kim Golding||Appointed Trustee, responsible for the Village Hall Club and represents the Bridge Club|
|Charles Woodagte||Co - opted Trustee|
Trustees have legal responsibilities; they are the people who share ultimate responsibility for governing the charity and directing how it is managed and run. Trustees' main responsibilities as set out by the Charities Commission but can be summarised as:
- Ensuring the village hall is carrying out its purposes for the public benefit
- Complying with the village hall’s governing document (Deed of Trust) and the law.
- Acting in the charity’s best interests
- Managing the village hall’s resources responsibly
- Acting with reasonable care and skill
- Ensuring the village hall management committee is accountable.
The management committee, all volunteers, work hard to ensure the mission statement is achieved taking great pride in delivering a first class, safe, accessible, well maintained and well-presented community facility.
Evenley village hall relies on its rental income from hall users and income from the village hall club to maintain its financial independence. Grants have been obtained for major capital projects.