You are more likely to see greater third sector involvement, reflected in wider and more effective third sector representation on strategic policy groups. You are more likely to get more inclusive local third sector representation. You are more likely to see statutory bodies understanding the value that the third sector brings to discussions and decisions. External stakeholders will access an efficient engagement point, through which we can all build better partnerships. Being a rep also boosts your governance, service delivery and social capital. By influencing local services, you make a difference and build stronger relationships across the sector.