Edinburgh Printmakers is a membership company. Note: Edinburgh Printmakers is a Scottish Registered Company, Company number SC044723and a Scottish Charity SC009015. As a Ltd Company Edinburgh Printmakers is regulated by Companies House and legislation governing the operation of a Ltd company. As a Scottish Charity, Edinburgh Printmakers is also regulated by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR).
The directors of the company comprise the Board and are also charity trustees for the purposes of charity law. Under the requirements of the Memorandum and Articles of Association the directors are elected to serve for a period of three years after which time they may, upon offering themselves for re-election, be re-elected at the next Annual General Meeting to serve a further three years. The maximum duration any trustee can serve is nine years. Edinburgh Printmakers seeks to maintain and develop its position at the forefront of contemporary printmaking practice by ensuring the Board is made up of appropriately skilled and experienced individuals.
New directors are recruited to Edinburgh Printmakers board of directors by the current directors on a voluntary basis from within the organisation’s membership and from external commercial and not for profit establishments, organisations and companies. Directors are selected on the basis of skills and expertise gained in their professional occupations, therefore bringing to the Board management knowledge and expertise directly linked to their profession, organisation or employers area of operations. Following a periodic skills audit potential new members are sought to ensure skills coverage.
The Board of Directors of Edinburgh Printmakers are: