Further information about the LGA's governance arrangements In this section: Special Interest Groups The Local Government Association (LGA) Constitution allows member authorities with common characteristics to form groupings of authorities to express a sectional interest. Governance, meeting dates, agendas Agendas, reports and minutes of previous meetings Our councillors Find out more about the politicians who drive the direction of the organisation. Political composition This section contains information on the LGA's political balance, its four political groups and how these groups appoint to their allocation of seats. Chair and Vice-Chairs Elected members provide direction and oversee the work of the LGA. LGA Vice-Presidents After the invitations are received, these are then discussed and appointed by the General Assembly. All have an association with local government and Senior management team The LGA's Senior Management Team works with the Leadership Board to oversee the strategic operational objectives of the organisation General Assembly The General Assembly, the 'parliament of Local Government', meets once a year, and is the only LGA decision making forum which all authorities in full membership are eligible to attend and to vote. Our Boards Our Boards each cover a specific policy area and develop a thorough understanding of councils' priorities in relation to their particular area. Local government honours Information and guidance on how to make an honours nomination.