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Thursday, March 6, 2014

DG Chamber of the Arts seek new members

From Dumfries and Galloway Chamber of the Arts

Dumfries and Galloway Chamber of the Arts has now been approved as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. 
The organisation’s purposes are: 
The advancement of the arts, heritage and culture in Dumfries and Galloway and elsewhere and principally for the benefit of the people of Dumfries and Galloway And in furtherance thereof: 
provide expert advice to Dumfries and Galloway Council and others on policy, programmes and projects relating to the arts, heritage and culture 
encourage greater involvement in the arts, heritage and culture by the provision of support to practitioners, participants and local organisations. 

Membership of Dumfries and Galloway Chamber of the Arts is open to any individual aged 16 or over who has demonstrated or can demonstrate a commitment to the advancement of the arts, culture and heritage in Dumfries and Galloway. Any person who wishes to become a member must sign a written application for membership; the application will then be considered by the board at its next board meeting. 

Anyone wishing to become a member should complete the application form and send it to Acting Secretary, Dumfries & Galloway Chamber of the Arts, c/o Municipal Chambers, Buccleuch Street, Dumfries, DG1 2AD. There are no Membership Fees. 

The Board of Trustees has four places for members from the four areas of Dumfries & Galloway (Nithsdale, Wigtownshire, Stewarty and Annandale and Eskdale). One person per area to be elected by the Membership from that area. The founding Trustees would like these new Trustees to be elected as soon as possible. Anyone wishing to become a Member and wishing to stand for a place on the Board should provide a short statement as to why they would make an ideal Trustee. These statements will be circulated to the membership prior to any election. 
Jim Tildesley speaking as part of the Fresh Start Conference back in November
The minimum time commitment for Board Trustees is one meeting every four to six weeks. Travel expenses can be claimed for attending Board Meetings or other meetings at which the Trustee is representing the Board. A copy of the constitution of the Dumfries and Galloway Chamber of the Arts can be obtained from Jim Tildesley, Acting Secretary. 

The deadline for these submissions is the 13th of March. If you would like an application form or a copy of the constitution please contact Jim Tildesley, Acting Secretary, Dumfries and Galloway Chamber of the Arts either by e-mail to or by post to Old Mill Cottage, Moffat, DG10 9LD.

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