VCH Advisory Board

The VCH is supported as a national enterprise by an Advisory Board, which normally consists of no more than fifteen members. Currently five represent the academic interests of the VCH in Higher Education Institutes, five represent those who help fund the VCH activity through county councils and dedicated county trusts, and five represent related specialist organisations.

The Board meets on at least two occasions each year and receives reports on VCH activities centrally and in the counties. It helps to develop the VCH’s strategic aims and approves its Annual Report and accounts. The Board's Minutes are approved by the Advisory Council of the Institute of Historical Research, which is responsible for the managing the VCH. The IHR Advisory Council is consulted before any amendments are made to the Advisory Board’s constitution and VCH scheme of management.

The role of the Advisory Board

Currently the Advisory Board:

• Agrees its constitution and terms of reference;
• Adv