ACOSVO Chairs’ Network

ACOSVO’s Chairs’ Network is a dedicated network designed to specifically support the needs of Chairs (as well as Vice Chairs & aspiring Chairs) of Scottish voluntary organisations.  The Network offers peer support, good practice and experience-sharing in a confidential environment comprising of learning and networking events throughout the year.


Developmental opportunities will be a combination of networking and learning events utilising experts and peers under the broad theme of excellent third sector governance across Scotland.

The ACOSVO Chairs' Network is kindly supported by:

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Role of the Network

  • To provide a confidential peer support network specifically for Chairs & Vice Chairs of Scottish voluntary organisations

  • To inspire and develop participants so they, and their organisations, have the opportunity to excel and maximise potential

  • To provide opportunities for participants to network, learn, and gain peer support

  • To promote and share good practice centred around excellent third sector governance


Benefits of being part of the Network:

  • Access to an exclusive confidential peer support network for Chairs & Vice Chairs

  • Preferential rates at all ACOSVO governance related events

  • Practical guidance and support tailored to the needs of participants

  • Access to resources specifically for Chairs & Vice Chairs

  • A dedicated, confidential LinkedIn group for network members to discuss sector issues, gain support and hear about news and upcoming events related to third sector governance

  • Early access to Trustee Conference(s) tickets


Joining the network is simple. If the Chief Officer (CO) of your organisation is currently an ACOSVO member you pay a reduced rate of £50 per annum (£75 if your CO is not a current ACOSVO member). If you are an existing ACOSVO member who is also a Chair or Vice Chair of a Scottish third sector organisation you can join the Network for FREE.  See table below for more details.


Pricing Criteria

Cost (per annum)

You are an ACOSVO member & also a Chair or Vice Chair


The Chief Officer of your organisation IS a current ACOSVO member


The Chief Officer or your organisation is NOT an ACOSVO member



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The Network is delivered in collaboration with
Scotland’s Third Sector Governance Forum