How is the Alliance run?

The Alliance is made up of a Board of Directors as follows:

  • Chair – Brian Steele
  • Secretary – Jack Taylor
  • Treasurer – Sue Jackson
  • Vice Chair – John Palmer
  • Mohammed Suleman
  • Mick Hirst
  • Councillor David Sheppard (for RMBC)
  • TBA (for RMBC)

There is currently a vacancy for a director. Please contact the Alliance for more information.

Each director will discharge his or her responsibilities in a way which seeks to ensure that the Alliance remains committed to operating in the best interests of its members and the community at large. The following documents describe how this will be done:

Code of Conduct for Directors 2022

Financial Regulations 2023

RAA-Standing-Orders 2023

Policy Introduction & Share Policy 2023

Complaints & Appeals Procedures 2023

Confidentiality policy 2023

Environmental Policy 2023

Equality, Diversity, Social & Child protection policies 2023

Hardship Policy 2023

Health & Safety Policy 2023

Volunteer Policy 2023

Co-Op Rules – April 2021 Amendment

Allotment Rules 2023

Business Plan v4 Feb 2022 (FINAL VERSION)

RAA Public Liability Insurance August 2022

RAA Employers Liability Insurance August 2022

The board have been meeting on a regular basis since 2019. All minutes of meetings can be found on our Minutes of Meetings page.

The Alliance operates with an Allotment Support Assistant on a part-time basis who is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the service including plot lets, invoicing and co-ordinating site maintenance. The Allotment Support Assistant reports to the board of directors.