Council has responsibility for ensuring that ASE works properly as a charity, that the finances are properly regulated and monitored and the appropriate policies are in place. Council makes sure that the activities of the Association fit with the strategic plan and takes a long view of the health of the Association. It is the Board of Trustees of the charity. The Council meets 3 times a year.
ASE Council conisists of 11 Member Trustees including:
- ASE Chair
- 3 members elected by the Assembly
- 3 Members elected by a member vote
- 1 representative of the Q&A committee
- 3 appointed members
- Chief Executive (in attendance)