Duties: The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee shall consider, advise, and make recommendations to the Council that support the strategic objective to cultivate and promote a diverse and inclusive Society community by increasing access and opportunities. The Committee will ensure that strategic objectives relating to diversity, equity and inclusion are incorporated into the Society’s governance structure, initiatives, awards, and programs.
Composition: The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee shall consist of at least seven members, but no more than are necessary to accomplish the goals of the Committee, with the Vice Chairperson being appointed annually by the President. Such person will serve a three-year term, beginning as Vice Chairperson and then succeeding to the positions of Chairperson and Past Chairperson. One Committee member will be appointed by the Young Scientist Group Representative of the Education and Professional Development Committee, and three or more Committee members will be appointed by the Chairperson of the Committee.