Aims, objectives and constitution

The main aims and purpose of the ECA are:

  • To support all clerks to governing bodies working in geographical Essex.
  • To ensure and improve the communication of information, advice, guidance and best practice across Essex.
  • To develop a buddy system for clerks in order to support and share best practice.
  • To recognise the clerk’s role and to offer an independent forum for discussion.
  • To act as a voice for Essex clerks.
  • To offer opportunities for clerks to network and socialise with colleagues.
  • To develop links with other professional bodies and associations, including Governor Services and the Essex School Governors’ Association.