American Sociological Association


The primary governing body of the association is the elected Council.  The ASA Council is responsible for the formulation of policy, sets the general direction of the Association, and cares for the general interests of the members of the Association.  The Council appoints committees, establishes criteria for the various categories of membership, sets dues, and sets meeting dates and locations of the membership.  The Council is composed of a maximum of nineteen members which includes twelve members elected at large and seven ex officio members.  


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