Prof Mike Hapgood (Chair)
Dr Elizabeth Day
Dr Peter Grimley
Prof Mark Lester (Senior Secretary A)
Prof James Hammond (Secretary G)
Dr Jakob Van den Eijnden
(Early Career Network)
Prof Diana Worrall
Dr Silvia Zane
RAS staff: Philip Diamond (Executive Director), Patricia Burrell (Membership Officer)
At least 2 members of Council (including the Chair) as well as at least one woman, one 'young' and one 'G' Fellow. The interests of amateurs should also be considered. The Treasurer, Secretaries, and Deputy Executive Director attend as required.
Term of Appointment
Officers/Councillors serve for the duration of their office; others (excluding co-optees) for 3 years with the option of a further renewal of 3 years).
Terms of Reference/Responsibilities
1. Regularly review and make recommendations to Council to improve the recruitment and retention of members.
2. Review and where possible improve RAS services to members.
3. Manage the membership route of direct application to Council.
Meet at least twice yearly