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Yellow Hats 633
You’ve elected your Trustees for many things – experience, policy, profile or whatever, but I don’t expect that fashion sense was very high on your priority list as you voted! And so you won’t be surprised to hear that your Board of Trustees were all lined up in a fashion parade – sporting striking yellow hats…
 
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05/12/2013
Trustees Sock it to Them 561
There are many ways to judge how good your Trustees are as they work to run your Institution for you. The high level days jobs they do, their qualifications, how long they’ve been active in the IET. But have you ever considered judging them by the socks they wear? And if not, why not?


 
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09/11/2013
The Stevenage Marathon 491
When I joined the IET Board of Trustees I knew I was in for a lot of hard work - but no-one told me it would include doing a marathon. At least that's what it felt like - have you any idea how many people work in the IET Stevenage offices or just how stuff they do? Trust me - once you've been round them all, it feels like 26 miles...

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11/10/2013
Blondie Goes to Birdcage 403
Well did you ever think you'd see the day - when Blondie went to One Birdcage Walk? Well, sadly she didn't, but if she had she'd have been singing her 1978 hit - hanging on the telephone. This may have been a slightly farcical interlude, but in fact your Trustees had a very productive end of term meeting.
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03/09/2013
Diamonds are Forever 310
Shirley Bassey sang it, we all know it, Goldfinger believed it (before Sean Connery shot him) and now the IET Trustees are also singing along....
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11/07/2013
It’s an AGM Jim – But Not as We Know It 305
Being a Trustee is both serious and fun. But sometimes you see things which just don’t appear to be working right in the Institution – and yet we keep doing them, it seems like since 1871.

One can only wonder what Mr Spock would make of our IET AGM, but it’s certainly not boldly going anywhere, never mind the final frontier. Or is it?
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02/07/2013