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7. Committees and Interest Groups

The society shall also include the following standing and ad hoc committees. Other committees may be added by the Council as deemed necessary.

  1. Standing Committees
    1. Scientific Program Committee: This committee shall assist the Executive Committee and Council in developing activities related to article 2.2 (i) -- (iii). The Committee shall be chaired by the VP for Scientific Program and include two members of Council appointed by the Executive Committee, the ISBIS representative to the ISI Program Committee, and chairs of all scientific meetings organized or co-sponsored by the Society (until their terms on the program committees expire). The Committee shall submit a written report by June 30 of each year to the Executive Committee and Council.
    2. Communications Committee: This committee shall assist the Executive Committee and Council in all publication and communications activities as described in article 2.2 (iv) -- (v) and develop additional plans as necessary. The Committee shall be chaired by the VP for Communications and include two members of the council appointed by the Executive Committee, and the three non-voting ex officio members of the Council: Editor-in-Chief of ASMBI, the Newsletter Editor, and the ISBIS Webmaster. The Committee shall submit a written report by June 30 of each year to the Executive Committee and Council.
    3. Membership and Outreach Committee: This committee shall assist the Executive Committee and Council in all matters relating to membership and outreach. These include: a) assessing and developing plans to serve the needs of members, b) maintaining relationship with other ISI sections, regional societies, and sister societies; c) promoting the Society among interested individuals, organizations, and regions of the world; and d) developing and implementing programs to attract new members. The Committee shall be chaired by the VP for Membership and Outreach and include all voting members of the council and the VP for y-BIS members. The Committee shall submit a written report by June 30 of each year to the Executive Committee and Council.
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