American Sociological Association

For Section Leaders

Find instruction manuals, schedules and forms that you will use throughout your term as a section officer.

Planning for the Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Session Allocation Formula
Planning Your Section's Annual Meeting Sessions

Orientation for New Officers

New Section Officers' Training Manual (PDF)
New Section Officer Orientation Powerpoint Presentation (PDF)

Information For Awards Committees

Section Awards Guide (PDF)

Information For Everyone

Sections Manual, 2013 Edition (PDF)

For Chairs

Section Officer Guide (PDF)
Annual Report Requirements for Sections
Section Governance Timetable
Starting a Section Journal  (PDF)

For Secretary Treasurers

Section Budget Allocation Formula
Secretary-Treasurer's Handbook (PDF)

Election Information for Nominating Committees and Candidates

Timetable and Guidelines
Petitions Guidelines


Using Section Listservs
Section Web Volutneer Guide (PDF)


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