Governing Board News and Updates

The ESA Governing Board oversees the business affairs of the Society, subject to decisions on policy and actions by the membership during business meetings or by ballot. The board meets four times per year to discuss strategic initiatives, oversee the work of staff and volunteers, and advance new ideas to benefit the Society.

Meeting Summaries

A summary of activities is published after each meeting to inform members about board activities and decisions. Below, find an archive of short reports summarizing key actions and developments at past ESA Governing Board meetings.

Formal minutes from past Governing Board meetings are available online following Governing Board approval.

Presidential Pop-Ins

During her term as ESA President in 2020-2021, Michelle Smith, BCE, will host a monthly open video chat with ESA members. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion for Michelle and ESA Governing Board, please plan to participate. See the full schedule of Presidential Pop-Ins.

President's Corner

In 2019 and 2020, the ESA President shared a monthly message to ESA members, archived below.

Members with questions about the Governing Board can contact ESA Executive Director Chris Stelzig at

For more info, visit the ESA Governing Board page.

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