Memorandum and Articles of Association.
The Articles of Association and the Memorandum of Association define the aims of the Society and how the Society shall be managed by elected members who are Trustees of the Charity and Directors of the Company Limited by Guarantee.
Copies are published in Adobe Acrobat (see below) or can be obtained by sending an A4 stamped self addressed envelope to the Chief Executive, clearly marked "Memorandum"
The Articles of Association approved 2014 (pdf)
The Memorandum of Association approved 2013 (pdf)
Board of Trustees and Committees.
The SoG is managed under terms set down in the Standing Orders by the Board of Trustees, which may devolve its powers to Committees and Staff. Details of the membership of the Board of Trustees and other Committees is available in Adobe Acrobat format (see below).
Current Board of Trustees and Committee Membership (pdf)
Nominations for the Board of Trustees.
If you would like to be considered for a position on the Board of Trustees please go to Nominations for further details. At the moment the Society is particularly interested in people with current and relevant experience in Business Development, Marketing or Premises Project Management.
During 2008 and 2009 the Society undertook a Strategic Review. Under the invigilation of an independent consultant key surveys were undertaken and an 'away day' held. Participants included Trustees, staff, key stakeholders, Fellows, Members and Non-Members to obtain a cross section of opinion.
The resulting Strategy document was produced and incorporated into the direction and running of the Society. Monitoring of the 'live' document is carried out via a Business Plan which is reviewed by the Trustees along with comprehensive monthly management accounts (reporting against the annually prepared budget), all of which are reported to the Board of Trustees.
Further reviews have occured since and with advances in technology we have been able to produce the latest one by taking into account feedback obtained from a broad section of our community by the use of surveys. You may download a copy of the current Strategic Plan in pdf format (see below).
Strategic Plan (pdf)
In 2019 we commenced a further strategic review and the updated outcome will be available soon.
Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd.
SoGE Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Society, established to be the trading entity for the Society to which it covenants its profit each year.
As member you can make the most of our resources, access our experts and find a welcoming community of people interested in family history and genealogy.
We all have roots. Let’s find them together.