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 Officer Orientation Powerpoint Presentation (PDF)

Awards Committees

Section Awards Guide (PDF)

Section Officers

Sections Manual 
Annual Report Requirements for Sections
Starting a Section Journal or Sponsoring a Book/Book Series
Section Budget Allocation Formula
Secretary-Treasurer's Handbook
Sample of New Financial Report

Payment / Reimbursement / Check Request Form

PDF Version  
Word Version  

Election Information for Nominating Committees and Candidates

Timetable and Guidelines
Petition Guidelines


Using Section Listservs
Section Web Volutneer Guide (PDF)


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