The Management Committee consists of eight members who are elected annually at the Annual General Meeting.
The specific roles for Management Committee members are agreed at the first meeting after the Annual General Meeting.
Section 5 of the Rules for the Society covers all aspects of the Management Committee.
Clive has lived in Avon Dassett since 2018. Now retired after 47 years in the IT Industry where he specialised in building and managing Partnerships across Europe, he has consistently volunteered for activities that will make the village a better place to live.
Since joining the Management Committee, he has used his expertise to build an effective working partnership with the Tenant of The Yew Tree to ensure that the village get the Hub that it needs and the Tenant has a thriving long-term business.
Trevor has lived in the village since 2011. Before retiring he worked in banking as a business project manager.
Currently the Vice Chair of the Parish Council, he has been involved with the Save The Avon Group throughout it’s existence. Currently the treasurer of the Society. He is always willing to help with any village projects which benefit the village and wider community and has played an active part in the organisation of The Dassett Country Show. Now that the Yew Tree has been secured for the benefit of the residents of Avon Dassett and the surrounding communities
Trevor is determined that The Yew Tree will continue to grow as a community asset and develop new business opportunities as and when they present themselves.
Michele has lived in Avon Dassett since 2011, her first experience of village life. Before retiring, Michele worked in banking specialising in banking regulation. She plays an active part in village life, supporting the various groups and events that take place in Avon Dassett.
Michele joined the Management Committee in 2022. She is the current Secretary of the Society, and is happy to use her skills and experience to assist the Society in its aim of working with the Tenant to develop The Yew Tree pub, and in supporting the community in other ways.
Janet has lived in the village since 1997. A qualified marketing and communications professional, with experience in the private, public and not for profit sectors.
Janet has previously been involved in the fete committee and was a member of the group who worked to raise funding for the children's playground.
Janet has joined the community benefit society as she believes it is important to retain rural pubs as they play a vital role in bringing the local community together.
Mike has lived in Avon Dassett since 2012. Now a retired Architect and Business Consultant, has consistently and actively supported community activities.
Has also demonstrated a willingness to volunteer for activities which benefit the community including: being a member of the Parish Council, involved with the Save the Avon Group throughout its existence and the currently Vice Chair of the Management Committee of the Society.
Mike recognises The Yew Tree as the only major community asset and is prepared use his expertise to secure its future as the hub of the community.
Darrell has lived in Avon Dassett since 2014. Now retired he is a qualified accountant and management consultant.
Darrell has demonstrated a willingness to volunteer for activities which benefit the community including: being the current Chair of the Parish Council, involved with the Save the Avon Group (The Avon being the former name of the Yew Tree Pub).
He recognises The Yew Tree as a major community asset and is prepared to spend time and effort and use expertise to secure its future as part of the community.
Liz has lived in the village since 2002. She is a self-employed woman, having set up her first business (a beauty salon) in 1984. She now has three successful salons, including Skin & Tonique, which is situated at Guy's Cottage Avon Dassett.