2012 Board costs budget
This page sets out the breakdown of the budget for the specific projects it supports. It is a working document that will evolve over time.
|In-person board meetings||£5,000|
|Telephone board meetings||£200|
In-person board meetings 
There are four planned in-person Board meetings per year, which last for 2 days. Estimated costs:
- Travel: average of £50/person, 7 trustees, £350
- Accommodation: £60/person, 7 trustees, £420
- Catering: estimate of £30/person (two lunches, one evening meal), 7 trustees, £210
- Room booking: estimate £300 for 2 days (low? high if venue hire is donated in kind?)
Total per meeting: £1280. Round to £1,250. Hence total for four meetings is £5,000.
Telephone board meetings 
Paid for centrally. Crude estimate of £50/meeting (how accurate is this?). 4 calls over the year, hence £200.
Exec meetings 
Assuming these continue. Combination of calls and in-person one-day meetings. Estimate of £20 per call, 3x£50=£150 for travel for in-person meetings. 4 calls, 4 in-person meetings, hence total of (4*20+4*150=)£680
We cover the costs of all existing trustees traveling to the AGM. Estimate of £50 per person, 7 trustees, total cost is £350. Assumes no overnight stays.
Chapters Meeting 
In Berlin each year. Assuming two trustees, and a cost per trustee of £400 (circa £200 on the flight, £150 on accommodation, £50 on other local costs), total is £800.
In Washington DC this year. Assume 4 trustees attending, cost of £1000 each (including flights, accommodation, local costs). Hence total is £4000.
Professional support to attain PQASSO accreditation. Agreed by email. £2,750 for an estimated 5.5 professional days.
Trustee training 
Estimate of £200 per person for the training, £50 for travel. Total of £250 per trustee. Multiplied by 7 trustees, £1750.