RSPCA Council

Our Council of elected members is an integral part of RSPCA daily life. 

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Our Council members are the charity’s trustees and as volunteers do not profit from their role. They are responsible for providing leadership and direction, and also ensure the effective use of our resources to maximise the benefit to animal welfare.

Council members are elected by the Society's members each year for a three-year period, and the results are announced at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the summer.

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RSPCA Council election 2014

We will post information about this year's election and how RSPCA members can vote nearer the time.

Our patrons and vice-presidents

The Council also has responsibility for the appointment of patrons and presidents.

Her Majesty the Queen is patron of the RSPCA. Find out who our other patrons and vice-presidents are.


AGM minutes

The minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 30 June 2012 are available on request from the Executive Office, RSPCA, Wilberforce Way, Southwater, Horsham RH13 9RS.



Council meetings

Please note we are currently reviewing the format of Council meetings and, until further notice, meetings will not be open for members to attend.