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Council

The Society's Council has a significant role. It acts as a sounding board and advisory body in respect of Society policies and provides Trustees with access to general membership opinion. 

Bi-annual meetings of Council are timed to take place in the mornings before Trustees meet, so that related operational decisions can be made quickly and effectively. 

Council comprises of 18 elected members plus the BTS Board and several ex-officio appointments (including the Chairs of the BTS Specialty Trainees Advisory Group, the BTS Nurse Specialist Advisory Group, the British Paediatric Society, the British Lung Foundation and the British Association for Lung Research. 

Elections take place for 6 new Council members each The constitution requires that one member under the age of 35 should be elected annually. 

Council meetings are chaired by the President. Current members are: 

Mrs Alison Armstrong Declaration of Interest 2019
Dr Jonathan Bennett Declaration of Interest 2019
Dr Angshu Bhowmik Declaration of Interest 2019
Baroness Tessa Blackstone Declaration of Interest 2019
Mrs Sheila Edwards Declaration of Interest 2019
Dr Michael Gibbons Declaration of Interest 2019
Professor Mark Griffiths Declaration of Interest 2019
Mrs Lizzie Grillo Declaration of Interest 2019
Dr Karen Heslop-Marshall Declaration of Interest 2019
Dr Nick Hopkinson Declaration of Interest 2019
Professor John Hurst Declaration of Interest 2019
Dr Lola Loewenthal Declaration of Interest 2019
Dr Mohammed Munavvar Declaration of Interest 2019
Professor Najib Rahman Declaration of Interest 2019
Professor Douglas Robinson Declaration of Interest 2019
Dr Shahideh Safavi Declaration of Interest 2019
Dr Chris Scotton Declaration of Interest 2019
Dr Laura Succony Declaration of Interest 2019
Dr Jay Suntharalingam Declaration of Interest 2019
Dr Muhammad Tufail Declaration of Interest 2019