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SHCG is seeking new Trustees

SHCG is looking to recruit 7 new trustees this year: Secretary, Treasurer and 5 Ordinary Trustees.  Ordinary trustees serve for two years and the Secretary and Treasurer serve three years. The roles which are available this year, and which will be assigned at the first meeting after the AGM are:



Editor of SHCG News

Editor of SHCG's journal, Social History in Museums

Digital Editor

Marketing and Partnerships

Seminar Organiser 

Applications to be a Trustee should be made on the form below. 

You do not have to be a curator to be a Trustee of SHCG! We welcome anyone working with social history in museums with solid organisational and communication skills, an eye for detail and bags of initiative and enthusiasm! For full role descriptions please visit our Committee page.  You will also need to attend 3 committee meetings per year (travel expenses are reimbursed) plus SHCG's AGM.

Make a difference to the museum sector! Fantastic CPD opportunities await! What previous committee members have said...

“It has given me new skills and networking opportunities”

“It gave me more confidence and improved my team working skills”

“I can call many fellow SHCGers friends, and continue to value their help, advice and inspiration!”

Key dates:

Monday 26th April - Applications open 

Friday 11th June, 5pm - Applications close 

Wednesday 16th June - Online voting opens  

Wednesday 23rd June, 5pm - Voting closes 

Thursday 24th June, 4pm - New trustees announced during the online AGM 

If you have any questions regarding applying to be a trustee please feel free to email the Chair, Verity Smith or Chair Elect, Lowri Turner.

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