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Board of Governors

Board of Governors

The UK-SBA Board of Governors will consist of up to 14 members, comprising:

  • 9 Directors; full members (elected by full members)
  • 1 Supporter (Chair of the Consumer Committee – supporter of the UK-SBA)
  • 1 Student Representative; student member (elected by student members)
  • Up to 3 co-opted members, in order to address any relevant skill requirements deemed necessary by the board. Co-opted members will be appointed by the Board of Governors and may or may not be full members of the Society.


From among the Directors elected to the Board, there will be four officers.  Roles will be appointed by the Board:

  • President
  • Chair
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary

Period of Office

Directors will serve a minimum of a 3-year period of office, with a maximum of two consecutive terms of office for any individual Board member. Individuals may stand again for election after a one-year absence from the Board. Elections will take place annually and the three longest serving Directors will stand down for Election.

Officers will hold their position for a period of 12 months and will be elected by the UK-SBA Board.

The Supporter (Chair of the Consumer Committee) will serve a 12 month period and will be elected by the Consumer Committee.

The Student Representative will serve a two year period and will be elected by the Student Members.