Council Minutes 1982

Council minutes signed by the President, with appended minutes of Standing Committees signed by the Institution Secretary. Routine discussions include: financial accounts; elections, resignations and decease of members; engineering papers discussed; and publications received, purchased or exchanged.

Board/Committee minutes: Committee of Branch Chairmen (29-30; 63-64; 86-87); Executive Board (17; 31-32; 57-58; 57-58; 67-68; 84-85; 105-106; 125); Finance Board (25-28; 35; 72-73; 115-116); James Clayton Bequest and Research Committee (60); Mechanical Engineering Publications Limited (24; 59; 88-89; 117-118); Professional Affairs Board (23; 65-66; 90; 119-120); Qualifications Board [report as  Qualifications, Education and Training Division] (18-22; 33-34; 56; 69-71; 113-114); Technical Policy Board  (61-62; 126-128); and Young Members' Liaison Committee [formerly Graduates' Liaison Committee] ( 74-75; 107-112).

Items of note include (by meeting date):  

27 Jan. Prince Charles suggestion on job situation. New Year Honours list. Further amendments to altered By-laws. Technical Policy Board recommendations of Prize Award Sub-Committee report. Memoranda on, Proceedings policy and the future structure of learned society journals. Engineering Sciences Division report. Process Industries Division. Terms of reference of the Qualifications Board, Education and Training Committee and Professional Development Committee.

24 Mar. Proposal to appoint two Deputy Presidents. Notice of a Special General Meeting with proposed changes in Charter appended. Council Awards Committee terms of reference. Memorandum reviewing situation of Institution of Technical Engineers in Mechanical Engineering (ITEME). Proposal for the introduction of a diploma in Engineering Management. Supplement to the paper on the Future Structure of Learned Society Journals. Administration of Proceedings summary flow-charts.  Editorial Board terms of reference.  Automobile Division report. 

29 Apr. Meeting of Committee of Engineering Society Presidents (COMESP) at Institution. Railway Division report. Engineering Management Division report. Power Industries Division report and list of conferences.

26 May. Membership statistics. List of 1982 Council. Manufacturing Industries Division report. Engineering Manufacturing Industries Division report.

28 Jul. Birthday Honours list. Annual subscriptions to other bodies. The President's views on Institution priorities as seen in Jul 1982. Qualifications for Professional Engineers, joint statement by Institutions of Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Extract from Council Election Working Party. The Engineering Council and Council of Engineering Institutions (CEI), text of an oral report by the President. Proposed composition of Boards and Standing Committees 1982.

27 Oct. Discussion with the President of the Institution of Production Engineers, 20 Sep 1982.


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