A body of man elected or appointed to constitute an advisory or a legislative assembly; as, a governor's council; a city council.
A formal group of experts brought together on a regular basis to debate matters within that sphere of expertise, and with advisory powers to government. It can be contrasted with a commission which, although also a body of experts, is typically given regulatory powers in addition to a role as advisor to the government.
Common term for Institute Advisory Board. Each NIH institute convenes such a group to review the decisions of the IRGs for program relevance and need and to determine institute funding levels. This is the second stage of the peer review process.
A body composed of the University Librarian, the Deputy University Librarian, the Associate and Assistant University Librarians, the Systems Librarian, the Preservation Librarian, the Human Resources Librarian, and the Staff Development Librarian. The Council, which normally meets once a week, serves as the University Librarian's principal advisory body on matters such as the coordination of internal policy and procedures and the resolution of interdepartmental operating problems. It also advises on issues of general concern to the welfare of the University Library.
Also known as Great Council, this is a meeting of all the officers of Carolingia on the first Monday of every month. Guild leaders give reports and announce upcoming meetings, Autocrats give updates on events they're running, and the policies and laws of the Barony are interpreted and applied. Boroughs are required to send representatives; this is usually the Provost.
A Council, in the context of Religious life, refers to the members of the Leadership group: they are responsible for the welfare of the members and the administration of the goods belonging to the Institute.
To meet as a group with the aim of reaching consensus on a given topic.
Any group of Rainbows meeting to make a decision. Usually refers to the Council which meets between July 1 - 7 at N.A. Gatherings.
An assembly of men summoned or convened for consultation, deliberation, or advice; as, a council of physicians for consultation in a critical case.
Act of deliberating; deliberation; consultation.
a group for diocesan government; and appointed or elective group that advises the bishop; at the diocesan level similar to the vestry at the parish level; sometimes referred to as "Bishop-and-Council".
An assembly of people meeting to consult, deliberate, or advise on a certain issue.
A collection of Cub Scout Districts. Our is the Orange District.
A group of local people organized for the purpose of developing, managing, and maintaining Girl Scouting within a defined jurisdiction, under a charter issued by Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
A unit responsible for a number of districts in the same geographical area. It organizes training courses, summer camps, and other events as needed. It responsible membership, advancement, and records for its units and members.
a geographic area composed of districts
a banking industry front group that advocates for health savings accounts to the detriment of employer- provided health care insurance
a Committed Group of Individuals that Offers Guidance and Knowledgeable Support, Enabling Members to be Effective Advocates for All Children
a group of people, while counsel is another word for lawyer
a group of people who usually possess some powers of governance
The Council of Ministers, consisting of Ministers from the Member States — the EU's most important legislative and decision-making body. Not to be confused with the European Council. See paragraphs 18-27 and 66-7.
EU Council of Ministers (URL: http://ue.eu.int/en/summ.htm)
Confusing shorthand for both the Council of the European Union, which is also known as the Council of Ministers (see below), and for the European Council (see below).
a group of the Union's locals and was formed to administer the day-to-day business of representing employees represented by the Union
Held in the years between conventions by state leagues and the National League. These are smaller gatherings of local league presidents or state league presidents to conduct interim business and participate in workshops and informal "networking."
Scotland has 32 councils which are the statutory housing bodies for their local areas.Some have combined their housing operations with other functions eg. Social Work. Councils publish Local Housing Strategies and administer Community Planning, homelessness, housing benefit, grants to owners and - in only Glasgow and Edinburgh - development funding for RSLs.