The Association is a registered charity number 1093950. Its administrative office is in the North East of England. The main office of the Association is now established at the Old Station Bellingham, Northumberland. The Association is run by an elected Chairman, who is a trustee, and eight other trustees who are members of the Association. The trustees are responsible to the membership for delivering the aims of the Association in conformance with current charity law and legislation.
The Association is organised into three areas of the United Kingdom each with a trustee as chairman of the area. The areas are Northern Lights, which covers Northern England and all of Scotland and Northern Ireland. Middle Watch, which covers the Midlands, Wales and South East of England. Western Approaches, which covers an area west of a line from Portsmouth to Gloucestershire.
The objects of the Association are:
further the efficiency of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service (“the
Service”) in particular but not exclusively by:
relieve members or former members of the Service or their dependants who
are in need, hardship or distress by:
Download in PDF format
the full constitution