Governance2019-08-19T12:06:13+01:00

Here you’ll find all our Governance information

BIOS is governed by a Board of Trustees, all of whom are elected by the members:

  • Chair – elected nationally
  • Vice-Chair – elected nationally
  • 3 England representatives – elected by members in England
  • 1 representative each from Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic
    of Ireland– elected by members in the respective countries.
  • Leaders of Orthoptic Profession (LOOP) Lead

The Board of Trustees meets 4-5 times each year. They are also supported by a wider advisory Council, which meets together with the Trustees twice a year.

Details of the current Trustees and Council members can be found here.

Governance Handbook

Memorandum and Articles of Association

The responsibilities of our Trustees and the purpose of the Society are set our in our Memorandum and Articles, with further detail provided through by-laws.

Latest Memorandum and Articles of Association (04.09.2018)

Special Resolution August 2018

Membership Bylaws

Please note: our Memorandum and Articles are currently being revised to include the resolutions passed at the 2019 AGM. This will be updated shortly.

Annual General Meetings (AGM)

The 2019 AGM was held in Birmingham on 1 May.

AGM minutes unratified

BOS TU AGM minutes unratified

BIOS Trustees’ Report and Financial Statements

BOS TU Statement Accounts

Ratified Minutes from the 2018 AGM:

AGM minutes

BOS TU AGM minutes