CIfA Governance: Advisory Council

Advisory Council

The Advisory Council has up to 40 members, 20 of which are elected by the membership and up to 20 filled by representatives from each individual special interest or area group.

Advisory Council represents the interests of the membership and offers advice to the Board of Directors on policy, strategy and potentially controversial decisions.

Elected positions are for a three-year period with the option of standing for a further three-year term. Nominated representatives from Groups are for a one-year period. The Advisory Council usually meets three times a year (timings of these are to be decided) and will invite members of the Board of Directors to attend. Meeting minutes are available on the members section of the website.

Current Advisory Council members

  • Elected representatives
    • Joe Abrams MCIfA
    • Jim Brightman MCIfA Vice-chair
    • Sarahjayne Clement ACIfA
    • Rosie Everett ACIfA
    • Alex Farnell MCIfA
    • Elspeth Iliff PCIfA
    • Hannah Kennedy MCIfA
    • Ed Lee MCIfA
    • Roger Leech MCIfA
    • Raquel Margalef PCIfA
    • Stephen McLeod ACIfA
    • Liam McQuillan MCIfA
    • Elizabeth Murray MCIfA
    • Stuart Palmer MCIfA
    • Helen Parslow MCIfA
    • Sam Paul MCIfA
    • Roger Thomas MCIfA
    • Gemma Ward PCIfA
    • Sadie Watson MCIfA
    • (one vacant post)
  • Group representatives
    • Sharon Clough MCIfA (Human Osteoarchaeology)
    • Hannah Cobb MCIfA (Equality and Diversity)
    • Claire Corkill, PCIfA (Early Careers)
    • Alison Douglas PCIfA (Scottish Group)
    • Judith Doyle MCIfA (Wales/Cymru)
    • Gary Duckers ACIfA (Information Management)
    • Katie Green (Archives)
    • Karl Harrison MCIfA (Forensic)
    • Evelyne Godfrey MCIfA (Research and Impact)
    • Sarah Hannon-Bland ACIfA (Project Management)
    • Jeremy Lake MCIfA (Buildings)
    • Hefin Maera ACIfA (Marine)
    • Aisling Nash MCIfA (Graphics Archaeology)
    • Lucy Parker MCIfA (Geophysics) Chair 
    • Annie Partridge PCIfA (Voluntary and Community)
    • Louise Rayner MCIfA (Finds)
    • Christina Reade MCIfA (London)
    • Ben Saunders ACIfA (Diggers' Forum)
    • Michaela Schauer ACIfA (Deutschland)
    • Vacant (International Practice)