Governance Announcements, Activities & Events

Elections Coming Soon!

Open Seats:

  • 2022-2023 ASM President-Elect
  • At-Large Board Director, Early Career (2021-2024)
  • At-Large Board Director, International (2021-2024)
  • At-Large COMS Board Director, Early Career (2021-2024)
  • At-Large COMS Board Director, International (2021-2024) (2)
Are you or someone you know an early career or international scientist who is interested in steering the future of your society?

Submit your name or your colleagues' to be considered by the ASM Nominating Committee as a candidate to stand for election for a position on the Board of Directors or the Council on Microbial Sciences before Sept. 15, 2020 by emailing the nominee form to Volunteer Governance Program Coordinator Diana Librizzi.

ASM Bylaws

The ASM Bylaws are designed to stand the test of time by including fundamental elements, with much of the detail about how activities occur being explained in the Policies and Procedures Manual.

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ASM Policies and Procedures Manual

The ASM Policies and Procedures Manual is a living document that contains guidelines, procedures, practices, and traditions for operating and governing the Society.

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Make a Suggestion to the Board of Directors

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ASM Articles of Incorporation

The ASM Articles of Incorporation establish the legal basis for the establishment of the Society.

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