The Executive Committee comprises the Chairperson, the Vice Chairperson, the President, and three additional members, all elected by the Electorate. The responsibilities of the Executive Committee include coordination of activities, meetings, and workshops, educational and outreach programs, and coordination with the Grand Challenge programs. At all meetings of the Executive Committee, the presence of a simple majority of its members then in office shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. The Chairs of the Facilities Committee and the Infrastructure Committee serve as non-voting advisors on the Executive Committee.
This committee oversees the community facility program. It will evaluate the effectiveness of the service delivered by the community facilities. It will coordinate between facilities (such as between beamlines) so as to maximize the community’s effectiveness in using these facilities. This committee will consider the community’s needs and recommend changes in the levels of support of all possible community facilities. It will formulate policies for evaluation of user proposals for accessing COMPRES community facilities.
Education Outreach Infrastructure and Development Committee
This committee is formed review infrastructure development projects that are supported by the Organization. It has the responsibility to assure that these projects serve the needs of the community. The committee will recommend whether a project should continue or not, and what changes are needed to better meet the needs of the community. It will also evaluate proposals by the community for new development projects and make recommendations concerning funding.