There are several key positions within HTMA and opportunities for individuals within the Member Companies to play an active role in the association.
CommitteeThe Committee is made up of senior representatives from each member organisation. It ratifies the strategy and receives reports from the executive and each of the Working Groups. The Committee will ensure that the HTMA adheres to its aims and objectives and shall make informed decisions regarding the direction of the association.
Each Full and JV Member has a representative on the HTMA Committee. This should be the senior highways business person from the organisation.
Executive TeamThe Executive Team provides effective management of the HTMA whilst monitoring the activities of the association against its strategy. Its role is to manage the business of HTMA, ensure delivery of the strategy and report progress to the Committee.
The Chair of HTMA is also the Chair of the Executive Team and is elected by the Members of the Committee to serve a two-year term, after which they will become an ex officio member of the Executive Board for a period of one year.
The Vice Chair is elected by the Members of the Committee for a two-year term and automatically succeeds the Chair.
Four further members are elected by the Members of the Committee to serve for a three-year term, but may stand for re-election.
The members of the Executive Team oversee the activities of the Working Groups, ensuring that they are adequately resourced and that their objectives are aligned to the HTMA’s strategic objectives.
Working GroupsThere are seven Working Groups focussed on delivering the strategic or essential objectives. Each Working Group has a Chair, who is appointed for a three year term.
The membership of the Working Groups is drawn from representatives from the member organisations. The groups’ role is to deliver the strategic/essential objectives in line with the overall strategy. Their remit includes sharing knowledge and best practice, including developing best practice and guidance documents.