Volinfo is the new name for the group for people providing or managing information in the voluntary sector, such as librarians, information managers, information officers, and resource centre managers.
Mal Treharne is the new Managing Director at the Rural Regeneration Unit (RRU), the offshoot of the Countryside Alliance that is dedicated to finding practical solutions to challenges facing rural economies and society.
He will take up the post at the RRU's Strategic IT Centre at Hagley in the West Midlands on 1 November 2003.
Mike Hudson's new book 'Managing at the Leading Edge' argues that the US non-profit sector could learn alot from the UK voluntary sector.
Hudson argues that UK voluntary organisations' experience of involving users
in service delivery and policy making, and the development of sector infrastructure in the UK should be of considerable interest to the US non-profit sector.