• The Executive Committee consists of President, President Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and Past President. This committee exercises all authority of the Board of Directors in the management of PALMS affairs during intervals between the meetings of the Board of Directors.

  • The mission of the By-Laws and Policy Committee is to review the By-laws and organize ideas and propose changes to the Board of Directors. If approved by the Board, the committee prepares a draft of proposed changes to the By-laws that are then presented to the membership by the committee chair at the annual conference.

  • The Nominations Committee identifies and encourages individuals to seek positions of leadership in PALMS to help PALMS grow and function effectively.

  • The Membership Committee is responsible for maintaining and increasing PALMS membership and exposure to maintain and improve our lakes though knowledge.

  • The Conference Committee is responsible for all items related to the annual conference. This includes identifying a conference location, contracting with a hotel for the conference, developing a conference theme and appropriate program to address lake and water quality related issues of that time, completing event registration, and identifying and securing exhibitors and conference sponsors. Other activities which occur in concert with the conference include: annual business meeting, board of directors and officer election, award voting and presentation, and dispersal of educational materials.

  • The Publications Committee is responsible for maintaining the quality of all PALMS publications. These publications include the quarterly newsletter Whats Wet, PALMS Fact Sheets, the website, and any other publications of the Society.