The LI’s three standing committees offer general guidance on all areas of the LI’s work, while subcommittees and working groups focus on more specialised areas including awards, editorial and financial.
The three committees are:
- Education & Membership Committee
- Policy & Communications Committee
- Technical Committee
Education & Membership Committee
The Education & Membership Committee (EMC) develops policy and provides expertise and advice on all issues relating to education and continuing professional development (CPD).
The EMC also advises on the standards of entry for the LI’s membership grades, in support of the LI’s objectives. Responsibilities include careers and progression, the accreditation and review of higher education programmes, mechanics of qualifying for chartership, and promoting a culture of lifelong learning in the profession to ensure high standards of practice. More details can be found in the terms of reference.
Policy & Communications Committee
The Policy Committee (PCC) consists of LI members and is directly supported by the Director of Policy and Communications and the Head of Policy. The main responsibilities of the committee are leading on the direction and content of the LI’s position statements; leading the development of LI responses to public policy consultations; and representing the LI at external events.
More on the committee’s role is given in the Policy Committee Terms of Reference.
The Technical Committee, supported by various working groups, develops information, guidance, and mandatory requirements for members and staff on technical and professional matters. It also suggests the content of courses and events.
Other LI committees:
Appointments & Selection Committee
The Appointments & Selection Committee (A&SC) assists the LI Council with the appointments and selection processes for which it is responsible.
Awards & Competitions Advisory Committee
Editorial Advisory Panel
The Editorial Advisory Panel (EAP) has editorial responsibility for Landscape, the Journal of the Landscape Institute.
Finance & Risk Committee
The Finance & Risk Committee (FRC) considers financial issues and provides advice to the Board of Trustees.