Foundation Structure

Foundation Structure

The four levels of membership within the TMMi Foundation structure

Level 1 – Board of Directors

The TMMi Governing Body, responsible for the overall Strategy and Governance of the Foundation.

Directors are appointed by the existing Board of Directors. Directors should be registered with the Irish Department of trade and comply with their rules regarding applicability to be a Director. Once appointed a Director remains in place until either they resign, or are dismissed for breach of the Article of Association, not fulfilling their role or a breach of the TMMi Foundation rules. The Board of Directors have power of veto over the TMMi Executive Management Team in terms of actions relating to strategic direction, and Finance. The Board of Directors decides how many Directors need to be in place, but as a minimum there should be:

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Company Secretary
  • Treasurer


Level 2 – Management Executive

Responsible for the day to day management of the Foundation, reporting to the Board of Directors.

The TMMi Management Executive formally meet four times a year, typically in various locations across Europe. The Management Executive Team member’s positions are elected at the AGM. Individuals are elected for a three year period. At the AGM following their third anniversary they stand down and if they so wish can be re-elected immediately. There is no limit to the amount of times they can be re-elected. Each Board Member must for fill one of the following roles within the TMMi Board:

  • Executive Chair
  • Executive Vice Chair
  • Technical Stream Chair
  • Commercial Stream Chair
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Accreditation Chair
  • Governance Officer
  • Technology Officer
  • Membership
  • Secretary
  • Webmaster


Level 3 – Members

Interested individual (there is no concept of any organization being a member) who applies and meets the defined requirement of membership.

The key role of a member is to review and possibly author TMMi Foundation Intellectual Property. They will be invited to attend and may vote at the TMMi Foundation AGM when there are one or more roles for (re)-election. Members may stand for available roles on the TMMi Management Executive team at the yearly AGM. They can attend TMMi Management Executive meetings if either authorized by or invited by the TMMi Management Executive Chair.

Level 4 – Supporting Organizations (Sponsors)

Interested organizations that provide financial resources, in terms of money or benefits in kind, to the TMMi Foundation.

They may provide resources to either review or author TMMi Foundation Intellectual Property.

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