How do I join the Board?
To become a stakeholder/shareholder you will need to pay £1.00 in to the organisation (Cowley RMO). At this point you can then become a board member. By completing the hustings and board nomination forms attached to the notice of an Annual General Meeting (AGM) and by getting two friends or neighbours on the estate to nominate you by filling in the nomination form and signing it.
Return both hustings and nomination forms to estate office for the attention of the RMO Secretary at least 3 working days before the AGM.
If your account, either rent or service charge is in arrears you will not be eligible to be on the Board.
Our board members are currenty 13 dedicated residents of Cowley Estate. Board members can be council residents and leaseholders on the estate. We also welcome independent professional board members.
You do not need any specialist qualification or experience to become a board member and we particularly welcome residents with professional qualifications in housing/accounting/finance/law and engineering. Tenants are also underrepresented on the board at this time.
Any training required by board members is provided free of charge and reasonable cost of childcare will also be met by Cowley RMO.
If you would like more information regarding become a board member please contact the estate office on 020 7926 0690.