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Fellowship Council

Fellowship Councillors are at the heart of the RSA and play a key role in ensuring that the Fellowship’s voice is heard. They provide a vital link between and support to staff and our community of Fellows across the globe. 

The purpose of the Fellowship Council is three-fold, to: 

  • Lead activity for Fellows, making connections between them, forming networks and being a key conduit to the work that the RSA is undertaking,
  • Consult on and support on our programmes,
  • Represent Fellows acting as the key consultation forum for the strategy and ideas developed by Trustees and staff.

There are two types of Fellowship Councillors: Area or Programme Councillors.

Area Councillors will work closely with Area Managers to collaboratively build local activity, support the activities and understand the views of Fellows in their local area, and feed this knowledge back to the organisation through the Chair of the Fellowship Council.

Programme Councillors work closely with programme teams and RSA staff to develop Fellowship engagement opportunities in RSA programmes of work, support the activities of Fellows in their specialist area, understand Fellows’ views in their programme area and feed this knowledge back to the organisation as appropriate.

To find out more, read the Fellowship Council Terms of Reference.

Being part of the Fellowship Council gives you a sense of working together for a better tomorrow. That is invaluable to find & will be something to cherish for years to come.

London Fellowship Councillor 2018-2020 Bhavani Esapathi FRSA

Current Area Councillors

Central: Clare Gage, Rachel Sharpe

Ireland: Tony Sheehan, Robert Worrall

London: Yemi Adeola, Nicola Halifax

North: Melanie Hewitt, Paul Ingram

Scotland: Elliot Alexander Goodger, Stephen Coles

South East: Denise McLaverty, Eileen Modral

South West: Neil Beagrie, Peter Jones

Wales: Hywel George, Dee Gray

Global: Nishan Chelvachandran, Enrique Mendizibal 

Oceania: Marion Lawie, Kim Shore

US: Hosan Lee, Jaylena D Lomenech

Current Programme Councillors

Sarah Beeching

Jan Floyd-Douglass

Christine McLean

Don Mclaverty

Peter Quirk

Tom Schuller

Matthew Treherne

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