VODG appoints new trustees to its Board

VODG is delighted to announce the appointment of two new trustees to its Board.

Azra Kirby, Chief Executive of St Anne’s Community Services and Mel Shad, Director of Business and Development at Choice Support, will formally join the Board at VODG’s Annual General Meeting on 29 November.

Azra and Mel were appointed following the launch of a recruitment campaign in which VODG sought to fill two vacancies as well as continue to ensure more balance and representation on the Board and enhance its diversity.

Tim Cooper, Chair of VODG, said:

“I am delighted to confirm the appointment of Azra and Mel. Both bring a wealth of knowledge from their respective areas of expertise and their organisation’s services provision. VODG is committed to ensuring enhancing diversity among the Board and we are pleased our two new appointments will further enrich perspectives and increase the effectiveness of VODG’s work.

“It is an exciting and inspiring time to join VODG as we as continue to expand and support our membership as well as respond to, and influence, a busy and rapidly evolving operating environment.

“We look forward to working closely with Azra and Mel to help lead in the development of VODG and towards achieving our ambitious strategic vision.”

Find out more about VODG’s Board of Trustees