I'd really value your thoughts on this one.
I'm familiar with the following use of 'made of':
The shirt is made of silk.
But I'd like to know if anyone thinks using this phrasal verb as a synonym for comprise/consist of/be composed of/made up of is actually grammatically correct/non-standard usage.
The board is made of five members.
The board is made up of five members.
A few instances of this usage came up on a google search, but I'm not convinced...