Our charitable status is an important aspect of Cotswold Archaeology, but we can’t be a charity without trustees who are responsible for setting our overall direction and ensuring good corporate governance. Trustees don’t get paid; they perform the role because they believe in us and care about what we are doing. In September we welcomed three new people onto the Board of Trustees, and it is pleasing in particular that we now have greater female representation at this level. So welcome to Laura Evis, Clare Kirk and Christopher Young. Bob Bewley has decided to stand down from the Board owing to pressure of work, but becomes one of our academic advisors. Thank you for your contribution Bob over the last three years.