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The PA is governed by Council.  There are 12 standing members of Council, together with three ex-officio positions of the Chairs of the main PA Boards, and one co-opted member. Members of Council are elected for three-year terms, with a maximum of two consecutive terms.

Three members of Council are elected officers. Officers serve a three-year term during which time they are Treasurer, President and Past-President.

Further details may be found in our Memorandum and Articles of Association.

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  • CouncilOur main board consists of 18 representatives elected from the membership, including the Officers and Chairs of the sector councils.
  • OfficersOur Officers are Peter Phillips (President), Annie Callanan (Vice President) and Charlie Redmayne (Past President).
  • Committees and GroupsThe PA administrates a series of committees and groups that develop projects and monitor developments in specialty areas.