RGI is an association registered in Berlin, Germany. The organs of the association are the Members' Assembly and the Board.
Members' Assembly (MA)
The Members' Assembly is the highest decision-making organ of the association.
Participants: RGI Secretariat and all Partners
There are two types of members:
Tasks: The MA decides on all topics that influence the general set-up, governance structure and strategy of RGI.
Voting rights: TSOs and NGOs have one vote each; voting is public and allows for discussions. Meetings: one Members’ Assembly per annum (more if necessary)
The Board is the highest decision making organ of the association between the Members’ Assemblies. The Board consists of at least six (6) voting members including two chairmen and one treasurer. The number of the Board members is decided by the Members' Assembly and shall consist of an equal number of TSO and NGO representatives. To speed up decision-making in daily matters, each current RGI Board member has a dedicated responsibility. Currently the grouping is defined as follows:
The Executive Director (ED) implements all decisions taken by the Members’ Assembly. The ED is appointed by and reports to the Board.
The Secretariat manages and coordinates all RGI activities and also develops and implements strategies and action plans, administers approved budgets, publicly represents the RGI, networks and conducts background briefings. It reports to the Board.