The constitution of the governing board

  • Associate members: role and restrictions
    Associate members aren't governors, but you can appoint them to serve on committees and attend meetings. Understand who's eligible to be an associate member and what their rights are.
  • Co-opted governors/trustees: role
    Understand the role of a co-opted governor/co-opted trustee, and find guidance on who's eligible to be appointed and what their voting rights and restrictions are.
  • Parent governor/trustee: role
    Learn how to separate your role as a governor or trustee from your role as a parent, so you can manage your relationship with other parents and do your job well.
  • Staff governors: role
    Staff governors bring a unique staff perspective to the board. Read on to understand your responsibilities as a staff governor, and the restrictions on the scope of your role.