Organisation Structure

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Res Artis is an international Non-Governmental (NGO) and Non-profit organisation (NPO), registered as a foundation in the Netherlands.

We are governed by the volunteer efforts of our Board as well as our Staff working in our offices in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Melbourne, Australia.

Board of Directors

The Res Artis Board is composed of:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

Members of the Board are elected after receiving an advisory vote of the Res Artis membership. The terms are 2-years and may be renewed for up to three consecutive terms for a total of 8 years. Board Meetings are held every other month using online conference. Face-to-face Board meetings are held during Res Artis meetings. Furthermore, the Res Artis Board and staff convene for a strategy meeting every five years. The complete summary of the board position can be read in the Position Description Res Artis Board Members.

Working Groups

There are also several project-based working groups focussing on certain thematics depending on the dynamic needs of Res Artis. 

  • Membership (Incorporating new members, networks and communities)
  • Finance (Fundraising and resources development)
  • Projects (Res Artis Awards)
  • Communications (Web development and external communications)
  • Meetings (Acquisition and developement of  Res Artis meetings
  • Governance (Office governance, Articles of association, regulations and elections processes)

The Chair of each Working Group is a member of the Board, while the members are drawn from the Board and general membership of Res Artis. Members are self-nominated, according to each member's areas of interest.



Res Artis Strategic Plan 2015 - 2020

In 2015 Res Artis had its most recent strategy meeting in Štúrovo, Slovakia. You can find the official Res Artis Strategic Plan for 2015 - 2020 as an outcome of the meeting here.