Council & Governance
The Microbiology Society is both a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee, first incorporated in 1972. Members of Council bear the legal responsibilities of Trustees of the Charity and Directors of the Company.
See the following sections for more detailed explanations.
All information regarding Council elections can be found on this page.
Find out who's who on Council at the Society.
The Committees act as advisors and provide guidance on projects and initiatives.
Learn more about our Publishing and Scientific Conferences standing panels, who bring their knowledge and expertise, to ensure the delivery of publishing and conference and events programmes that are appealing to the membership.
Microbiology Society conference scientific programmes are planned by the members of the Division Committees.
Find out more about our Editorial Boards and their members.
The governing documents for the Society can be found on this page.
The meeting dates for Council and the minutes from past meetings can be found on this page.
Our Council and Committees Shadowing Scheme gives members an exclusive opportunity to gain insight into the inner working of the Society.
Learn more about the appointed positions on Council.
Governing documents: Microbiology Society.
Council meeting dates and minutes: kiddy0265/iStock.
Shadowing Scheme: Tsyhun/Thinkstock.
Council appointed positions: Prostock-Studio/iStock.