Role of the Members

  1. Role of the Members
  • The members of the Trust are guardians of the governance of the Trust and must ensure it carries out its charitable objective. 
  • LAT appoints a maximum of five members, the majority of whom are not to be trustees. It is anticipated that the Chair of Trustees will be a member.
  • Members are not permitted to be employees of the academy trust. 
  • The members agree the Trust’s articles of association, appoint trustees and appoint the trust’s external auditors. 
  • The members receive information about the Trust’s performance and receive the annual report and accounts.  If they have concerns that the Trust is not carrying out its charitable objective, members can remove trustees that are failing to fulfil this responsibility.