lay member

lay member

A member of the public at large who sits on a board or panel in the UK to act as an advocate for public interests.
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Reedy, of Webster Groves, to serve as a lay member on the 21st Circuit Judicial Commission.
Jeremy Munn, a lay member from the same diocese and a resident of Fort McMurray, which is widely considered the heart of Canada's oil patch, said he would be among those directly affected by decisions the church was likely to make on responsible investing.
Kate Smyth, Lay Member As a full-time wheelchair user, Ms Smyth has direct experience of how healthcare services affect disabled patients.
Building on and contributing to the increasing scholarly interest in the 18th-century High Church movement within the Church of England, Andrews explores the life and achievements of Stevens, a High Churchman and lay member of the Church of England who, in addition to a successful commercial career, dedicated his life to the defense and advancement of the Church of England.
A lay member will be a person without personal experience in the management of any school or provision of education in any school, other than as a Governor or in any other voluntary capacity.
He has played an active role in governance of Bangor University, being a lay member of its Council since 2002.
The rest of the 2014-15 BCLA council is made up of technical representatives Karl Aberdeen and Maxine Green, contact lens optician representatives Iain May and Keith Tempany, with Siobhan Wren as medical representative and Katherine Reed as lay member.
The article argues that lay members take their roles on tribunals quite seriously, and suggests a number of ways the Alaska legal community can improve lay member involvement.
Manuel said the committee recommended a change to Standing Board Policies to require background checks for lay members after recent news stories regarding one lay member who had a run-in with the law as a teenager.
Pam Sampson, lay member for public and patient involvement in Rugby, said: "I'm delighted that the CCG has implemented them in our future involvement with the local population.
He was previously a GP Advisor to the Department of Health and has been a lay member of the Church of England's General Synod since 1995.
The appointments saw Anglesey become one of the first authorities in Wales to adopt the requirement contained within the Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011 to have at least one lay member on the Audit Committee.