Nominating Committee

The Council shall create a Nominating Committee, the membership of which shall consist of a Chair, the Chair-Elect, the most recent Past Chair, the Immediate Past President, and an additional six members elected by the Council to staggered three-year terms, not more than two of whom may be Councilors. The Chair-Elect shall be elected annually by the members in accordance with Article IX. The Chair-Elect shall serve a one-year term, followed by a one-year term as Chair, followed by a one-year term as the most recent Past Chair. The Nominating Committee shall prepare for the members of the Society a slate of at least two candidates for each of the positions of Vice President, Treasurer, Chair Elect of the Nominating Committee, and the vacant positions of General Councilor and International Councilor. The Nominating Committee shall also prepare a slate of candidates for each other position specified by the Board or the Council from time to time.

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.

Chair: Paul M Chaikin (01/16 - 12/16)
New York Univ NYU

Past Chair: Patricia L McBride (01/16 - 12/16)

Member, Past President: Samuel H Aronson (01/16 - 12/16)
Brookhaven Natl Lab

Member: Nancy Ellen Levinger (01/15 - 12/17)
Colorado State Univ

Member: M Cristina Marchetti (01/14 - 12/16)
Syracuse Univ

Member: Anthony M Johnson (01/16 - 12/18)
Univ of Maryland-Balt County

Member: Monica Olvera De La Cruz (01/16 - 12/18)
Northwestern Univ

Member: David B Kaplan (01/14 - 12/16)
Univ of Washington

Member: Vincent S Chan (01/15 - 12/17)
General Atomics - San Diego

Senior Staff
Kate Kirby, APS CEO

Corporate Secretary
Ken Cole