LI Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees has ultimate responsibility for the activities of the Artas-ua.info Institute, in line with the requirements of the Charities Act 1993 and as prescribed by the Royal Charter, By-Laws and regulations.

The role of the Board is to:

  • Ensure that the Institute has a clear vision and a strategy focused on its achievements
  • Ensure that the Institute meets its objects as set out in the Charter and retains its ethos and values
  • Ensure that the Institute complies with its legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that expert advice is taken from members, Council and standing committees before decisions are made
  • Act as guardians of the Institute’s assets, both tangible and intangible, and ensure the financial stability of the organisation
  • Agree performance targets for the Chief Executive and hold the secretariat to account

The Board’s role and responsibilities are set out in its Terms of Reference.

Structure

The Board has legal responsibility for the charity and meets six times a year. There are up to 12 board members:

  • 5  Honorary Officers all directly elected by LI members:
    • President
    • Vice-President
    • Honorary Treasurer
    • Honorary Secretary
    • President Elect or Immediate Past President in alternate years
  • 3  Standing Committee Chairs (Education & Membership,  Policy & Communications, Technical)
  • 4  other Independent Trustees who may or may not be LI members, depending on the Board’s skills requirements

Trustees 2017-18

PresidentMerrick Denton-Thompson OBE FLI
President ElectAdam White FLI
Vice PresidentHelen Tranter CMLI
Hon SecretaryJames Lord CMLI
Hon TreasurerCarolin Göhler CMLI
Chair Ed&Mem CtteeMichelle Bolger CMLI
Chair Policy CtteeKate Bailey CMLI
Chair Tech CtteeMarc van Grieken CMLI
IndependentJim Smyllie
IndependentDr Phyllis Starkey
IndependentCharles Young
IndependentVACANCY