Lay Observers are organised through a Chairman, a National Council and a number of Area Co-ordinators.
Under the leadership of the Chairman, the National Council is responsible for:
- the fair and open recruitment, training and professional development of Lay Observers;
- agreeing national policies;
- ensuring that visits are carried out and reports completed;
- bringing concerns to the attention of the contract managers, contractors and other stakeholders.
The Chairman publishes an Annual Report every year which can be read here.