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EMCC UK Governing Body

The EMCC UK Governing Body ensures effective, transparent governance of our organisation. The Governors are elected by our members, with the exception of the Finance Manager. Our Governor Members are:

  • Tom Battye
  • Ian Critchley (Chair of Governing Body)
  • Claire Davey
  • David Sleightholm
  • Derek Watson
  • Alison Hodge (Non Executive Director)
  • Lis Merrick – President
  • Chandra Ashfield – Finance Manager

The Governing Body is made up of members of EMCC UK and its role is to hold the Directors to account on behalf of the wider membership. It has the power to appoint and remove Directors. It also has the power to amend the constitution of EMCC UK – in legal terms, the Governor Members are the members of the company (as EMCC UK is a company limited by guarantee).

Governor Members

The Governing Body is made up of eight Governor Members. Six of them will be elected by the wider EMCC UK membership, with two of these Governors being elected every year. In addition the EMCC UK President is also elected by the wider membership to serve a three-year term. The eighth Governor Member is appointed by the seven elected Governors to be the Finance Manager.

The President and Finance Manager are automatically appointed as Directors on the board. Of the remaining six Governors, ideally a minimum of two and a maximum of four are appointed as non-Executive Directors. Those remaining Governors, who are not also Directors, bring an independent perspective.

Becoming a Governor Member

If you are an individual member of EMCC UK and would be interested in volunteering to become a Governor Member, there is an election process each year. Announcements will be made when the period for nominations is open and an election pack will then be available.


Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of EMCC UK will be held by on 26 June 2017 during the next EMCC UK Executive Board meeting. This notice is within our statutory 28 days notice period.


  1. Call to Order
  2. Apologies for Absence
  3. Minutes of previous AGM
  4. Receive Annual Report and Accounts 2017
  5. Receive directors report on companies activities since last AGM
  6. Appoint accountants for 2017/18
  7. Any Other Business

Any member wishing to attend the AGM, please contact Peter Duffell in the first instance:

Peter Duffell

Operations Director


15th June 2017

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