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Governance     

The Materials Research Society is governed by a Board of Directors, composed of a) the Officers of the Society, and b) 12 to 21 directors, of which up to 25% of them may be appointed. The exact number shall be set by resolution of the Board of Directors.

MRS officers include a president, a vice president (who is also president-elect), a secretary, a treasurer and the immediate past president.

Members of the Board may serve on the Board’s committees, Board task forces, or other ad hoc efforts commissioned by the Board. Each committee, task force or ad hoc effort is responsible for formulating policy and strategy issues in their specific areas for full Board consideration.



MRS Immediate Past President Matt Copel discusses the role of the Vice-President and the goals of the society. 


The current Standing Board Committees are:
  • Executive
  • Finance and Audit
  • Governance
  • Nominating (independent committee that is accountable to and reports directly to the Board)

Each committee is responsible for formulating policy and strategy issues in their specific areas for full Board consideration.

The Virtual Task Force was approved by the Executive Committee.


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