Committees and Boards


ESA has three types of committees. For more information on each type of committee – including descriptions of each committee's function, composition, current roster, and terms of office – please select from the list below.

To volunteer to serve on a committee, contact your Branch or Section president or vice-president using the online committee listing to see what positions are available.

Standing Committees report to and make recommendations to the Governing Board, develop objectives and operational procedures, and assist the Board and Headquarters in implementing various programs and activities.

Presidential Committees may be appointed as needed by the President to serve during his/her term as President and undertake a particular tasking.

Special Committees are established from the membership of the Society by a majority vote of the Governing Board to conduct a specific task for a specified period of time.


The Society also has several boards that carry out various functions. For information on these, please select from the following:

ESA Governing Board

Publications Council & Editorial Boards

ESA Certification Board

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