Committee on Scientific Publications
The Committee on Scientific Publications consists of the Editor-in-Chief, the CEO, the APS executive staff with responsibility for finances and publishing, and eight (8) other members selected by the Committee on Committees and appointed by the President-Elect to staggered four (4) year terms. The President-Elect appoints a Chair from among these eight (8) members. The Committee proposes guidelines for the operating philosophy of publications and oversees general editorial policy. It meets at least two (2) times each year, and it makes recommendations to the Board and Council regarding the scientific publications of the Society.
The Board may create, and the Board and the Council shall have joint oversight over, committees having responsibilities relating to both the general operations of the Society and scientific matters. Such committees may include a Physics Policy Committee, a Panel on Public Affairs, and a Committee on Scientific Publications. The makeup and responsibilities of such committees shall be set forth in the Policies and Procedures established by the Board.