As stipulated in the Incorporation's Charter and Byelaws, its governance is federal with the six Chapters (Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Stirling) electing office bearers and representatives to the ruling Council to sit alongside nationally elected members, senior committee convenors and co-optees. Council in turn elects the President and other office bearers.

President Willie Watt PRIAS
Past President Iain Connelly PPRIAS
Hon Treasurer George Wren PPRIAS
Legal Advisor Peter Anderson

Chapter Presidents
Catherine McKeown (Aberdeen)
Christine Palmer (Dundee)
Donald Canavan (Edinburgh)
Tim Gray (Glasgow)
Les Hutt (Inverness) - Acting
Ryan Marshall (Stirling)

Karen Anderson (Chair of A+DS)
Martin English (from March 2014)

Committee Convenors
Hugh Crawford (Planning Committee)
Jocelyn Cunliffe (Conservation Committee)
David Dunbar (2016)
Sholto Humphries (2016)
Kerr Robertson (Practice Committee)
Joan Scott (Government Committee)
A Gordon Smith (Education Committee)
Mike Towers (Contracts Committee)

Chapter Representatives
Aberdeen: Allan Cumming
Dundee: Sandy McAllister, Diarmid McLachlan
Edinburgh: Ben Rainger, Julie Wilson, Roderick Binns
Glasgow: William Gunn, Euan Geddes
Inverness: Catriona Hill
Stirling: TBC

Nationally Elected
Iain Dickson
Michael Jarvis
Fiona Sinclair
Martin Cook
Doug Read
Ruairidh Moir
Stephen Miles
Stuart Bagshaw
Alex MacGregor
Shane Rodgers
Gordon G Smith
Victoria Jarvis

Fraser Middleton (North)
Kerr Robertson (South)

In Attendance
Peter Anderson (RIAS Legal Advisor)
Josh Murphy (Student Rep)
Euan Hardie (Student Rep)
Liz McLean (SCALA Scotland President)
Gordon Murray/Graeme Hutton (ASSA)