Who runs the Guild? The Guild is run by the members for the members – there are no paid officials. The affairs of the Guild are managed by the Trustees of the Registered Charity, who form the Committee. The Guild Committee, and Subcommittees are all staffed by volunteers, and all of the various postholders and the Regional Representatives, are volunteers. The affairs of the Guild are managed by a Committee, who are also the Trustees of the Registered Charity. The Committee comprises no more than nine Guild members, of whom four are designated Officers: namely the Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer. The Committee has the scope under the Constitution to co-opt a further two members in the event of a shortage of specific. An election is held for Committee places if there are more than nine nominations, and the results announced by the Chairman. Supporting the committee are subcommittees, a number of postholders; and regional representatives.