ACS Committees have an important role in representing the perspective of our core membership. Committees contribute to Governance decisions in the areas they represent. By joining a Committee, you will also receive benefits such as career and networking opportunities. Interested?
All ACS members on Standard and Premium packages are eligible to serve.
Elected Committees (ConC, CPC, and N&E)
Members must be Councilors to be eligible to serve.
What is the Committee Preference Form?
Completing the Committee Preference Form is the first step in the committee appointment process. Existing and potential volunteers use the form to indicate which committees they wish to serve on. The preference form is open annually for submissions from April 3 to July 3.
Do I automatically get appointed to a Committee once I complete the preference form?
There are limited number of available volunteer slots each year. If you are not chosen to serve on a committee this year, you have the opportunity to reapply the following year.
Who is involved in the Committee member appointment process?
The Committee on Committees (ConC) reviews preference form submissions from member volunteers and makes recommendations accordingly regarding committee assignments.
The President-Elect and the Chair of Board of Directors make the final decision regarding Committee appointments.
What is the timeline for appointments to Committees?
ACS is comprised of >30 Society Committees with members, associates, and consultants who have volunteereed to serve. There are three Society Committees whose members are elected. These committees; ConC, CPC, and N&E, report to Council. All Society Committees report to either the Board of Directors, Council, or both the Board of Directors and Council.
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