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Voting Rights

The IPM give's it's members right to vote for who sits on the Board of Director's; up to four people from each member company have voting rights. Anyone who works for an IPM member company can put themselves forward for a board position relevance for that company's sector. 

Board Director Roles & Responsibilities

The board’s role is to help set and support the IPM’s direction and strategy, provide governance, leadership and strategic support. Board Directors will act as an ambassador for the organisation in conjunction with the Chair, Vice Chair and MD.

Board Directors will serve a two-year term to be eligible for re-appointment for one additional term and are expected to attend at least 60% of the then board meetings each year, in person, or by video or teleconference.

Board meetings will be held ten times per year and committee meetings will be held in coordination with full board meetings.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • As a board member, approving, the IPM’s annual budget, prior to presentation to the board, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Being a trusted advisor to the IPM in the development and execution of the strategic plan.
  • Developing and assisting in managing relationships and communicating with other trade bodies, members, partners, and other key stakeholders.
  • Ensuring the IPM’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities and membership that the IPM serves.
  • Aiding the Chairman, Vice Chairman and MD, overseeing appropriate generation of annual revenue and fostering of the IPM’s overall financial health.
  • Make a contribution to the board that is commensurate with their capacity and commitment.

For more information on how to gain voting rights please email contact@theipm.org.uk or call 020 ‚Äč3848 0444