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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The 140-strong Governing Body narrowly rejected the Bill which would have seen the creation of female bishops in Wales for the first time.
She was a member of the Partners in Mission committee for six years (three years as chair); she also chaired the church's residential schools review group and served as prolocutor of General Synod from 1992 to 1995, often chairing sessions of the NEC, the church's governing body between meetings of General Synod.
Symptoms that boards are not operating effectively or are on the verge of dysfunction include: high vacancy/turnover rates; poor attendance; presence of permanent factions; the absence of written records; a them-versus-us relationship with the governing body; or board recommendations that are consistently rejected by the governing body.
Public affairs director James N Pellechia said the governing body would be able to 'concentrate more on the ministry of the word'.
Both teachers were reinstated following emergency meetings held by the Diocesan Schools Commission, local education authority and unions, with the governing body, but both have been on long-term sick leave ever since.
Mr Bizenjo, who is also chairman of the governing body, was briefed on the projects by the GDA's director general.
The governing body approved Rs500 million funds for development projects and Rs500 million for Gwadar business plan.
The Chief Minister who is also Chairman of the Governing Body of the GDA was briefed by the Director General of the GDA about the performance and other issues in the meeting that continued for several hours.
Syed Shah remained with them for some time and has congratulated the newly elected office bearers and members of governing body.
The minister remained with them for some time and congratulated the newly elected office bearers and members of the governing body.
The Progressives-dominated Governing Body contended that it was their right to give new membership.
New Delhi [India], Oct 31 ( ANI ): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday set aside the election of Praful Patel as the president of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and directed for fresh elections for the governing body within next five months.