Cornell50yearplaqueSigma Xi is governed by volunteer officers, a Board of Directors and an Assembly of Delegates made up of chapter representatives.

A president and president-elect are elected for one-year terms at the Society's annual meeting.

The Assembly of Delegates also elects members of the Board of Directors for three-year terms.

Standing Committees are key groups of officers and members. In most cases committee chairs are elected by the Board of Directors for three-year terms and committee members are appointed annually by the president in consultation with the president-elect.

Except for the Committees on Nominations and Audit Review (whose terms coincide with the Society's annual meeting), all committee terms run from July 1 until June 30.

From time to time the Board of Directors creates ad hoc committees for special purposes.


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