Essex LoTC Providers Meeting – Monday 3rd July 2017 3.30pm

Wilderness Foundation

Minutes:       Louise Flavell (Country Parks)

Attendees:    Simon Perry, Michelle Mandry (Daws Hall), Terry Halls (Essex Outdoors), Jenna Cains (Wilderness Foundation), 

  1. Apologies

Karen Wheeler (Lee Valley), Jill Baker (Hyde Hall)

  1. Constitution and Terms of Reference

The Constitution and Terms of Reference for ELoTC were reviewed and agreed by :

  • Michelle Mandry (Daws Hall)
  • Jenna Cains (Wilderness Foundation)
  • Louise Flavell (Country Parks)
  • Simon Perry
  • Terry Halls (Danbury Outdoors)

Additional members agreed by e-mail:

  • Karen Wheeler (Lee Valley)
  • Norberto Fusi (EES)
  • Jill Baker (Hyde Hall)
  1. Conference 2017

Numbers currently are: 18 attendees.

It was agreed to hire 2 portaloos (approx. £250).  Jenna to confirm costs.

Workshops to be confirmed asap – Louise to give a deadline to providers and forward details to Jenna asap.

LF to attendee form from last year with dietary requirements etc. to Jenna to forward asap.

Workshop attendees – 2 per provider.  Volunteers to be FOC – Jill to confirm how many Hyde Hall volunteers will be able to attend.

Other attendee members to be charged at £25.  Any interested providers to contact Richard to book.

LF to put on FSA website.

Need to promote car sharing as limited parking on site.

  1. Storytelling Workshop

MM to chase Janina for dates.

  1. Next Meeting

Friday 15th September 10am.  Wilderness Foundation.

  1. Any Other Business

LF would like to launch a scheme for providers in that they can submit a request to shadow another provider.  This will give providers and opportunity to view best practice and standardise accordingly.