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Regional Management Board and Regional Activities Committee

2016 committee

The joint committee Regional Management Board (RMB) and the Regional Activities Committee (RAC) represents the regional membership and delivers a range of services.  The RMB sets the business plan for the region whilst together with the RAC they deliver with the Regional Coordinator a range of activities to benefit members including conferences, policy updates, future planners initiatives, commissioning research, organising interprofessional networking opportunities as well as raising the profile of planning.

Meeting Minutes (RTPI Member only content) may be found here

Nominations and Elections to join the Regional Management Board or the Regional Activities Committee usually open in June/July each year with a closing date of early September. The Board can also co-opt a member at anytime during the existing committee year.

Annual General Meeting - 23 May 2017, Exeter
The Principal role of the AGM is to consider and endorse the Annual Report of the RTPI South West relating to the year 2016 for submission to the National Institute. It is an opportunity for members to question the RTPI South West officers on the year activities and finances. The AGM will take place before lunch during the conference. RTPI Members are welcome to attend the AGM element for free. Please register attendance to Charlotte.Daborn@rtpi.org.uk

Special Business General Meeting - 3 November 2017, Taunton
The principal purpose of the SBGM is to report on the results of the Elections to the 2018 RTPI SW Regional Management Board and Regional Activities Committee and to appoint any new committee members to fill any vacancies at the meeting. The SPGM will take place before lunch during the conference. RTPI Members are welcome to attend the SPGM element for free. Please register attendance to Charlotte.Daborn@rtpi.org.uk

Working Groups
To support the RMB and RAC 5 Working Groups have been established to prioritise projects and activity planning. You do not need to be a member of the RMB or RAC and so any RTPI Member is welcome to join. Some meetings are via virtual correspondence opening up this opportunity to members throughout the South West.

The five Working Groups are:

Environmental Education & Future Planners Working Group

CPD Working Group

Policy and Research Working Group

Editorial Working Group (E-News and Branchout)

Planning Aid

Please get in touch if you would like to become involved. southwest@rtpi.org.uk 0207 929 8190


REGIONAL MANAGEMENT BOARD 2017

Chair - David Lowin, Lowin Associates

Senior Vice Chair - Suzanne D'Arcy, Tewkesbury Borough Council

Junior Vice Chair - Kath Haddrell, ARUPS

Hon. Secretary - Mike Oakley, Retired

Hon. Treasurer  - Brett Spiller, Chapman Lily Planning
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Past Chair - Phil Bisatt, Taunton Deane Borough Council

S.W. Region Representative on RTPI General Assembly -Andrew England, Bournemouth Borough Council                                                                                                                               

REGIONAL ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE 2017