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Committee Charge


This committee reviews Association administrative issues, academic and external relations, governance issues, membership benefits, Section and Interest Group relations, and financial resources.

Duration of Committee


Committee Reports to

The Executive Board


Membership and Appointment

Normally one-half the number of EB members. All members including the Chair, appointed by the AAA president from within the Executive Board. The AOC will include the Secretary and at least one of the SA representatives to the Executive Board.

President and President-Elect/Vice President sit as Ex-Officio

Term of Office

As assigned by the AAA President


Written reports, as needed, to the Executive Board. These reports should include recommendations for actions by the full EB.

Meetings and Schedule

Two meetings per year, one at Association’s Annual Meeting, one at the spring Executive Board Meeting. Conference calls to be scheduled as needed.

Staff Liaison

Elaine Lynch, Deputy Executive Director, American Anthropological Association, 2300 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 1301, Arlington, VA 22201, (o) 703/528-1902, (f) 703/528-3546,

Contact Information

2300 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 1301, Arlington, VA 22201, (o) 703/528-1902, (f) 703/528-3546.

Review date: December 2, 2017
Last reviewed by AAA Executive Board: September 26, 2016
Adopted by Executive Board: August 12, 2013
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