The composition of the society’s council is laid down in its constitution. The council for session 164 (2021-2022) is as follows.

President Simon Cuthbert (
Vice Presidents Brian Bell
  Neil Clark
Honorary Secretary Walter Semple (
Treasurer Ian Veitch (
Membership Secretary Campbell Forrest (
Meetings Secretary Ian Millar (
Librarian Post vacant
Assistant Librarian/Honorary Archivist Margaret Anderson (
Excursions Secretary (Day) Roy Bryce (
Excursions Secretary (Residential) Margaret Donnelly (
Minutes Secretary Walter Semple (
Junior Members’ Representative Matthew Staitis (
Proceedings Editor David Webster (
Publications Officer Gary Hoare (
Webmaster Bill Gray (
Web Consultant Neil Clark (
Newsletter Editor David Webster (
Editors, Scottish Journal of Geology Colin Braithwaite
David Brown
Ordinary Members Mina Cummings
5 posts vacant