The Institute is a democratic membership organisation which is run by an elected Board of Directors and supported by an Advisory Council made up of CIfA members. Some processes of the Board are delegated to various committees which are also made up of CIfA members who volunteer their time - see below. The dates of committee meetings (along with other CIfA activities) can be found on the events calendar.
Nicky Powell (chair)
Processes applications for membership and advises the Board of Directors concerning the development of the Validation process for membership of the institute and advises generally on validation procedures.
Robin Holgate (chair)
Processes applications for registration and advises the Board of Directors on the development of the Registered Organisations scheme.
Beverley Ballin Smith (chair)
The Member services and promotions committee considers the benefits of CIfA membership to individuals and evaluates the value of being a member across all grades. The committee advises Council on the delivery of the Recruitment and Communications Plan, and ensures the publications policy is up to date. The committee aims to develop publications which further the aims of the CIfA and raise the profile of CIfA within the archaeological profession and with outside bodies.
Kirsten Holland (chair)
Advises CIfA Council and staff on best practice relating to standards and professional development. It:
All committees can be contacted using the details below:
Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
University of Reading
Tel: 0118 378 6446
E-mail: admin [at] archaeologists.net