The Society is administered by an elected General Committee composed of the Trustees of the Society (Chairman, Vice Chairman, General Secretary, Treasurer, Editor, Internet Co-ordinator, Publications Officer and Minutes Secretary) plus Projects Co-ordinator, Education Officer, Membership Secretary, Members’ Interests Secretary, Strays Co-ordinator, Unwanted Certificates Secretary and one representative elected by each group of the Society.

Each of the elected persons retires with effect from the conclusion of the annual general meeting after his or her appointment but is eligible for re-election at that meeting.

The General Committee meets at least four times in each calendar year.


Each group is administered by an elected Committee consisting of Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Projects Secretary and Programme Secretary. The Treasurer maintains financial accounts for the group and sends an annual statement to the Society’s Treasurer.