Appointments offer a chance to play a leading role in conserving National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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The Cabinet Office’s Centre for Public Appointments has sent out a call for potential National Park Authority and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Conservation Board members.

The appointments are an opportunity for landscape practitioners to play a leading role in conserving National Parks and AONBs.

Secretary of State Members act in the best interest of the Authority or Conservation Board on which they serve. They are collectively responsible, with other members, for decision making and ensuring the body furthers its statutory purposes. They contribute towards strategy policy development and business planning, and participate in committees and working groups. They scrutinise policy and working, approve and monitor programmes, influence decision making, contribute knowledge and skills, and advise their body from the local and national perspective.

There are 14 vacancies across the following bodies: the Broads Authority, Dartmoor National Park Authority, Lake District National Park Authority, New Forest National Park Authority, Northumberland National Park Authority, North York Moors National Park Authority, Peak District National Park Authority, Chilterns AONB Conservation Board and Cotswolds AONB Conservation Board.

The closing date for applications is 22 March. Find more details at


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