The role of the Saltire Society's Council is to agree on the overall strategy of the running of the Society and to approve reports and recommendations received from its Committees and Panels.

Council Members 2017

Convener      Professor Alan Riach
     
Treasurer   Bryan Rankin
     
     
Elected Member   Dr Mairi McFadyen
Elected Member   John Scott Moncrieff
Elected Member   Professor Gary West
Branch Rep   Professor Alexander Broadie
Branch Rep   Hazel Gardiner
Branch Rep   Dr Andrew Lendrum
Branch Rep   Jim Miller
Branch Rep   Professor Ian Russell

Branch Rep

  John Yellowlees

 

Members are elected to Council for a three-year term of office but may be elected for a further three years. No member may serve more than nine consecutive years on the Council. The above dates show when members were elected to their present position on Council and when they are either due to be re-elected or to stand down.

Council has the power to co-opt up to three additional members who shall serve until the next Annual General Meeting. Members are elected to Council for a three-year term of office but may be elected for a further three years. No member may serve more than nine consecutive years on the Council.

Financial Strategy and Audit Committee 

Established in 2013 as one of the recommendations of the Cullen Review. 

Members

Convener     Grant Macrae
Treasurer   Bryan Rankin
Ex- Officio   Professor Alan Riach
     

 

Draft Terms of Reference

  1. To oversee all aspects of the Society’s finances including the preparation of annual accounts and to advise Council and Executive Board as appropriate
  2. To make recommendations to Council regarding the appointment of auditors
  3. To establish and monitor the Society’s financial strategy including the development of the Saltire Endowment Trust
  4. To monitor the performance of the Society’s investment and other assets including buildings and intellectual property to make recommendations on future action
  5. To monitor the financial affairs of the Society’s branches