The role of the six-member Board is to manage the business of the Society and to establish administrative policy, as further described in Article IX of the Bylaws. Members of the Board serve for three years. Each Board member acts as a liaison for one or more committees. Two Trainee Representatives also serve on the Board for a two-year term. The Board of Directors meets twice each year: once at the Annual Meeting and once midwinter.
The role of each Officer is described in Article X of the Bylaws. The Officers meet twice each year: once at the Annual Meeting and once midwinter.
Committees give SSR members an opportunity to become involved with decisions that directly impact SSR and its direction. SSR currently has ten standing committees and eight ad hoc committees.