The Joint Archives Board is an executive body of members and
officers drawn from both Dorset and Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole Councils.
Act as the principal governing and oversight body
for the Joint Archives Service (JAS) and the forum in which both councils can
articulate their views and preferences on the service and its activities, its
strategic direction and the JAS’s relationship to services within each council
and with external partners.
Oversee with the activities of the JAS’s
business, consider and approve business plans, service plans, policies,
procedures and an annual budget. that have been recommended.
Monitor the operating and financial performance
of the JAS, prioritise and allocate investment and resources, consider future
development, workforce development and manage any audit recommendations and the
risk profile of the JAS.
Provide support and guidance to the JAS in
relation to the strategic priorities of both councils and how the service can
support and add value.
Advocate for the JAS within each council
respectively, to draw attention to its activities and achievements.