MII Structure


The  MII structures and posts are as follows:

MII Council

MII Council is responsible for MII policy and strategy decisions.

Council Comprises:

Executive Committee

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the MII and reporting directly to MII Council.

  • President
  • President Elect (every third year)
  • Honorary Secretary
  • Honorary Treasurer
  • Registrar
  • Accreditation Director


Additional Specified Council Roles

  • Conference Committee Chairperson
  • Education Committee Chairperson
  • Audit Committee Chairperson
  • Agriculture Sector Liasion Officer
  • Community Sector Liaison Officer
  • Commercial Sector Liaison Officer
  • Elder Mediation Sector Liaison Officer
  • Family Sector Liaison Officer
  • Organisation and Workplace Sector Liaison Officer
  • Peacebuilding Sector Liaison Officer

Role Outlines


  • Overall leadership of the MII
  • Overall responsibility for the co-ordination of the various functions and committees
  • Overall responsibility for the administration
  • National and International representative of the MII
  • Public face and spokesperson of the organisation

Honorary Secretary:

  • Ethics
  • Governance
  • Meeting and decision-making processes
  • Disciplinary, Complaints and Appeals processes


  • Individual membership
  • Sharing and learning
  • CPD process
  • Ethics (practice)
  • Insurance

External Relations Director:

  • Identify opportunities and assist and support the President in establishing relationships with national and international mediation associations
  • Collaboration with related professions
  • Collaboration with other organisations
  • Link with research and funding groups
  • Develop and inform policy

Accreditation Director:

  • Professional requirements and developments
  • Accreditation and training
  • Certified and Advanced assessment
  • Specialist training
  • Reflective practice and supervision
  • Traineeship
  • Practice assistance
  • Practice and training

Communications Director:

  • MII communications
  • MII marketing


  • Finance
  • Budgets
  • Fees
  • Sponsorship
  • Funding

Conference Chairperson:

  • Annual conference

Education Chairperson:

  • CPD courses
  • Symposia
  • Research

Audit Committee:

  • Oversight of finances
  • Risk management

Specialist Liasion Officers:

  • Liaise and improve/create relationships between stakeholders and members in particular areas of interest.
  • Develop the mediation market in those areas.
  • Deal with specialist specific issues.

For a list of current Council officers see MII Council.

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Certified Training Courses

The MII accredits mediation training courses which meet set training standards. The following training programmes have been recognised as MII approved training programmes.

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CPD Training

The purpose of CPD is to ensure that Mediators keep their knowledge and skills up to date for the benefit of users of their service and for their own personal and professional development.

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