ACRE is seeking applications from exceptional people with an enthusiasm for rural communities who can provide leadership for our organisation as we embark on the next stage of our development.

The current chair, David Emerson CBE, comes to the end of his term in November. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, with strong diplomacy skills, and have an understanding of, and passion for, rural community issues and membership organisations.

Speaking about the role, ACRE’s Vice Chair Jan Thornton MBE said, “‘Trustees are looking for an experienced chair who is passionate about the future of rural communities, committed to the work of the ACRE Network and capable of influencing on the national stage. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate who wants to help us provide a strong voice for rural communities so that no one is disadvantaged because of where they live”.

The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 11 July 2022.

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