Four standing committees with responsibility for particular areas of the Society's activities report to Council. These are:
Except for the Finance and Planning Committee, each Committee is chaired by a Secretary, usually, for a term of three years. The Finance and Planning Committee is chaired by the Treasurer. Reporting to Council through these committees are various sub-committees with special functions, some temporary, some permanent and these are shown on the individual pages for each committee (for example, the Corporate Affiliates Committee, which reports through the Finance and Planning Committee, and the Library Users Group, which reports through the Publication and Information Committee).
The Audit Committee, Awards Committee, Chartership Audit Committee, Elections Committee and the Officers group report directly to Council.