The Family Mediation Standards Board (FMSB) has delegated authority to advise upon and oversee the implementation of, and adherence to, the FMC’s professional standards as set out in its Terms of Reference.
The FMSB’s role includes:
- Maintaining and publishing a register of mediators and Professional Practice Consultants
- Ensuring standards of foundation training courses
- Maintaining and administering a robust system for accreditation
- Considering and making decisions on complaints and disciplinary matters that have been escalated from member organisations of the FMC.
The members of the FMSB are:
Robert Creighton (Chair)
Sarah-Jane Turbull attends FMSB meetings as an associate member, pending taking up appointment as a full member later this year when a mediator member vacancy becomes available.
The FMSB & FMC share an administrative office and Executive Officer.
Members of the FMSB all agree to adhere to the FMC Code of Conduct.
The FMSB has a policy on Managing Conflicts of Interest.
The approved part 1 (non-confidential) minutes of FMSB meetings are published below.
Part 2 minutes record details of confidential issues such as individual applications, and as a result are not published.