Audit Committee

The Board shall create an Audit Committee consisting of Directors who are not officers of the Society or otherwise directly involved in the business management of the Society (although at the discretion of the Board the Treasurer may serve on the Audit Committee). Following each fiscal year the Audit Committee shall review the audit of the Society's financial statements with the Society's auditors and submit a written report to the Board, which shall include recommendations on fiscal management issues.

The Audit Committee consists of four (4) Board members, who are not members of the Finance Committee. The Audit Committee members are appointed by the President-Elect and serve staggered four (4) year terms that may extend two years beyond their term on the Board. The Treasurer is an ex-officio advisor to the Audit Committee. A member in his or her third year of service on the Audit Committee ordinarily serves as Chair. The Audit Committee will meet two (2) times per year, one (1) of which is a face-to-face meeting, and be responsible for reviewing and selecting the outside auditors every four (4) years. In addition, the Audit Committee will review the Society's Business Continuity Plan and assure that it is up-to-date.

Chair: LaNell Williams (01/23 - 12/23)
Harvard University

Past Chair: Robin Selinger (01/23 - 12/23)
Kent State University

Treasurer: David Seiler (01/22 - 12/24)
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Member: Laurie McNeil (01/22 - 12/25)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Member: John Wilkerson (01/23 - 12/25)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chief Executive Officer
Jonathan A. Bagger

Chief Finance and Operations Officer
Jane Hopkins Gould

Annual Reports
2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

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.

APS Committees

The American Physical Society is a volunteer-driven organization. Since 1899, physicists have contributed their time and resources to running the APS in cooperation with a minimal full-time staff. Volunteers are the backbone of the Society. They form the character and direct the Society's progress and development. All APS committees operate on a calendar year basis and committee terms run from January 1 through December 31.

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