governing body


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Noun1.governing body - the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering somethinggoverning body - the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
Curia - (Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church
top brass - the most important persons in a governing body
executive - persons who administer the law
judiciary, bench - persons who administer justice
county council - the elected governing body of a county
government officials, officialdom - people elected or appointed to administer a government
pecking order, power structure, hierarchy - the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
management - those in charge of running a business
advisory board, planning board - a board appointed to advise the chief administrator
Translations

governing body

n (of sport, professional association)leitendes Gremium; (of school)˜ Schulbeirat m; (of university)Senat m

governing body

nconsiglio di amministrazione
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Mrs Patricia McCaffrey has been newly appointed and Mr Wilson Matthews reappointed to the Governing Body.
The meeting with the physician to be terminated should be with two or three physician members of the governing body.
The organized medical staff is one of two entities created by provisions in governing body bylaws.
Father Marcus Stock, director of schools for the Birmingham Archdiocese, said the governing body was being sued not in a personal capacity but as employers.
As a result the Disciplinary Appeal Committee of the Governing Body met this week and unanimously overturned the decision to dismiss Mr Davies after his teaching ban.
The chairman of our governing body has asked me to prepare a report on the matter which will take me a day.
Members of Nasuwt say they will conduct the industrial action at Heolddu Comprehensive School in Caerphilly, where they are unhappy with the governing body and local authority.
On September 29, nomination papers for the post of president, senior vice- president and vice-president will be accepted from amongst the members of the governing body and on the same day, the final list of the contesting candidates will be displayed after scrutiny at 6 p.
I am confident that the appointment of Dr Brian Burns and Mr Padraig Canavan will further enhance the skills and expertise of the NWRC Governing Body.
Douglas Edmunds, Chairman of the World Governing Body of Strongman that operates under the auspices of IFSA Strongman Inc.
ISLAMABAD -- Turkey has been elected to a three-year term as a member of the Governing Body of the International Labour Organization, during a conference in Geneva, Switzerland, announced the Turkish Ministry of Labour and Social Security in a statement on Wednesday.
THE Golf Union of Wales have become the first sports governing body in Wales to earn an insport bronze award for their work in making the sport more inclusive for disabled people.