Governance

Executive Committee Members

Committee Terms

The NYSS Executive Committee term begins at the end of the Spring Meeting. 

Start Date: 5/1/2019

End Date: 4/30/2021

Officer Roles

The Chair presides and sets the agenda of the meetings of the Executive Committee. The Vice-Chair is the Chair-Elect of the Section and, upon completion of the term of office, becomes the Chair. The Secretary-Treasurer keeps the books, takes and distributes minutes, distributes funds, pays all bills, and is responsible for all mailings. The Council Observer reports on APS Council meetings, brings items of interest to the Section to the Council's attention, and communicates with the Section (voting) Councilors.


Nominees for and holders of APS Honors (prizes, awards, and fellowship) and official leadership positions are expected to meet standards of professional conduct and integrity as described in the APS Ethics Guidelines. Violations of these standards may disqualify people from consideration or lead to revocation of honors or removal from office.