International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

IASSIDD Committees

Governance Committee

The Governance Committee develops and monitors decision-making practices, representation of Council, accountability to legal entities and laws affecting the operation of the Association, and accountability to the membership. It determines the need for revisions to the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws and the drafting of proposed revisions to be presented to the Council at least once every term.
Full list of duties and membership.

World and Regional Congress Committees

Congress Committees are responsible for the Program and other arrangements for the respective Congresses of the Association. They have authority to appoint persons and committees for local arrangements as may be required and to delegate to them such local arrangements as may be required.
Full list of duties and membership.

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is responsible for implementing and coordinating the membership program prescribed by Council. It develops recruitment strategies and recommends membership fees and benefits to Council.
Full list of duties and membership.

Awards and Recognition Committee

The Committee on Awards and Recognition conducts the nominations and selection of recipients of Awards in accordance with the regulations in the Bylaws and those laid down by Council.
Full list of duties and membership.

Publications Committee

The Publications Committee is responsible for encouraging and establishing scientific publications that are in the interests of the Association and advances its purposes. It makes recommendations to Council as to the appointment of editors to the official journal of the Association or any other official publication of the Association according to criteria set down by Council.
Full list of duties and membership.

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee is concerned with the financial affairs of the Association.
Full list of duties and membership.

SIRG Coordination Committee

The SIRG Co-ordination Committee co-ordinates SIRG activities with the functions and activities of the Association to ensure co-ordinated scheduling of events and active participation in the Association’s research activities, conferences, academy events and congresses.
Full list of duties and membership.