The CHS Board Our Board comprises six members. It sets our strategic direction and provides governance and challenge to Children's Hearings Scotland (CHS). The Board has corporate responsibility for ensuring that CHS complies with any statutory or administrative requirements for the use of public funds. It is also responsible for ensuring that CHS fulfils the aims and objectives set by Scottish Ministers, and for promoting the efficient and effective use of staff and other resources by CHS in accordance with the principles of best value. OUR BOARD MEMBERS Garry Coutts, Chair of the Board (appointed 29.03.18) Barbara Neil, Board Member (appointed 01.02.19) Beth-Anne Logan, Board member (appointed 01.07.17) Henry Robson, Board member (appointed 01.03.17) Jo Derrick, Board Member (appointed 01.02.19) John Anderson, Board Member (reappointed 01.07.15) To find out more about our Board Members, visit the Meet the CHS Board section. BOARD MEETINGS CHS Board meetings are open to members of the public. Should you wish to attend a meeting contact Nicola MacLaren (contact details below). Minutes from previous CHS Board meetings can be seen in the panel to the right. BOARD MEMBERS APPOINTMENT AND RENUMERATION CHS Board members are appointed by, and are accountable to, Scottish Ministers. Appointments are made in accordance with Schedule 1 of the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 and the Public Appointments Commissioner for Scotland’s Code of Practice. Board members are appointed for a period of three years. Appointments are part-time and attract non-pensionable remuneration of: Chair of the Board: £203.33 per day in return for a time commitment of eight days per month Board members: £171 per day in return for a time commitment of between 1.5 - 2 days per month. CONTACTING MEMBERS OF THE BOARD CHS Board members can be contacted through Nicola MacLaren, Governance Lead on 0131 244 5841 or firstname.lastname@example.org.