Advisory panel

PSAA has established a stakeholder advisory panel to inform and support the development of the Appointing Person scheme. Members of the panel are drawn from representative organisations for councils, police and fire bodies. The first meeting of the group was held on 30 September 2016 and the group meets approximately three times per year.

Terms of reference

To provide PSAA with ready access to the sector’s views on the design and operation of the Appointing Person scheme as well as a channel of communication with the sector. Specifically it will:

  • assist PSAA in developing arrangements for the appointing person arrangements;
  • provide feedback to PSAA on proposals as they develop; and
  • help PSAA maintain effective channels of communication with the sector and understand needs.

Current membership

Group representedName of representative
Society of District Council TreasurersBob Palmer
Society of London TreasurersRichard Simpson
Society of Metropolitan TreasurersDave Phillips
Society of County TreasurersRichard Ambrose
Society of Unitary TreasurersJoe Chesterton
Association of Local Authorities’ Treasurers SocietiesDuncan Whitfield
Police and Crime Commissioners Treasurers’ SocietyLiz Lunn
Fire Finance NetworkJoanne Coadey
Local Government AssociationTim Watkinson