Governance & The Board

As a recipient of Sport England funding, Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent (SASSOT) is required to comply with Tier Three of A Code of Sports Governance, which includes publicly disclosing information on our governance, structure, strategy, activities and financial position.  Links to some of our key documents can be found below:

SASSOT is committed to ensuring that its Governance and Leadership are fully reflective of the diverse communities we serve. You can find out more about our commitment to diversity in Governance and Leadership here

Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent is led by its Board. The Board sets SASSOT’s strategic direction, and is the organisation’s ultimate decision-making body.

The Board is made up of between seven and twelve members, who serve on a voluntary basis, receiving no remuneration (other than reasonable expenses). These Board members bring a wide-ranging set of skills, experience and knowledge, ensuring that the organisation is governed effectively.  All Board members complete a Declaration of Good Character and sign up to a Code of Conduct.

You can meet the Board here

The Board includes the positions of Chair and Senior Independent Director. Links to the Role Descriptions and Person Specifications can be found below:

The Board meets a minimum of four times per year. Some of the Board’s work is delegated to sub-groups, which meet as necessary to carry out their duties.  More details can be found below: