The policies of the Society are established by a National Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors has 16 members as follows: 9 Directors At-Large; 3 Directors selected by the Chapter Presidents' Council; the chair of the International Chapter Presidents' Council; 1 NACTA Member Director and 2 Directors selected by the ASTA Corporate Advisory Committee and ratified by the Board. The Chief Executive Officer is a Director ex officio.
The Board of Directors has an Executive Committee, elected by all Board members from the 9 Directors At-large, consisting of the following corporate officers (also called National Officers):
President & Chairman; Vice President/Secretary; Treasurer; and Chief Executive Officer as an ex officio, non-voting member.
In addition, the Board annually elects to the Executive Committee a CAC member from among the CAC-member Directors. The CAC- member of the Executive Committee has a vote in all Executive Committee actions.
Volunteer participation in the various committees, councils and boards support the Society's many programs, policies and research. Elections are held annually staggering the positions up for election. Officers are elected by the voting members and serve a maximum of two terms of two years each.
ASTA Bylaws [PDF]