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The Council is elected from the Society's membership. It is chaired by the Society's President and oversees all aspects of the work of the Society. It is ultimately responsible for furthering the aims and objectives of the Society as laid out in the Royal Charter and By-Laws. It does this by determining policy and direction and ensuring adequate resources are brought to bear to pursue these objectives effectively and efficiently.
The Council consists of:
the President — ex officio;
the President-Elect — ex officio;
the Immediate Past President — ex officio;
the Presidents of Divisions — ex officio;
the Chairman of the Branches Committee — ex officio;
the Chairman of the Specialist Groups Chairmen Committee — ex officio;
eighteen members elected by the Society on a three-year rotation;
up to three members co-opted by the Council on the sole grounds that an important area of the Society’s interest is not otherwise represented on the Council.
The President-Elect is the sole Vice-President.
Elected members of the Council shall be elected by the Voters by ballot from amongst the members of the Society. Subject to By-Law 11.5, elected members shall hold office for three years and shall be eligible for re-election.
At least half of all the members of the Council at any given time must be Members, Companions or Fellows of the Society.
Air Cdre Bill Tyack CBE FRAeS RAF
Mr Martin Broadhurst OBE MA C.Dir FloD FRAeS
Mrs Jenny Body OBE FRAeS
Prof David Allerton BSc CEng FIEE FRAeS (Audit & Compliance Board Chair)
Prof Chris Atkin MA PhD CEng FRAeS (Professional Standards Board Chair)
Mr Marc Bailey MRAeS
Mr Lee Balthazor BTech(Hons) MSc DMS CEng FAPM FCMI FRAeS
Mr Phil Boyle BSc(Eng) MSc CEng MIEE FRAeS
Mr David Chinn BSc(Hons) CEng FRAeS MIET AIL
Prof Jonathan Cooper FRAeS CEng
Capt Hugh Dibley MCILT FRIN FRAeS
Capt Joachim Kramer FRAeS
Mrs Joanne Lindsay Eur Eng BSc CPhys MInstP CEng MAPM MRAeS
Mr Ian Middleton BA MBA FRAeS
Air Cdre Jayne Millington MA MA(Oxon) FRAeS FCMI RAF
Dr Thurai Rahulan BSc(Hons) PhD AMIMechE
Dr Donald Richardson PhD Hon FAIAA FRAeS
Prof Graham Roe IEng FRAeS (Learned Society Board Chair)
Ms Lara Small ARAeS
Mrs Clare Walker MA CRAeS
Dr Alisdair Wood MRAeS CEng
AM Salim Arshad FRAeS (Pakistan Division)
Air Cdre Noel Schmidt FRAeS (Australian Division)
Prof Laurent Dala FRAeS (South African Division)
Mr Frank Sharp FRAeS (New Zealand Division)
Branches Committee Chair
Mr Mike Goulette FRAeS
Specialist Groups Committee Chair
Mr Jeremy Graham CEng MRAeS
Rear Admiral Simon Henley CEng FRAeS
Professor Richard Crowther CEng FRAeS
Mr Simon Luxmoore MBA FRAeS
Mr Patrick Slomski