All society committees are listed below. In addition to a short description of the role each committee plays in the society, a hyperlink is provided to the current members of the associated committee.
The Executive Committee is the governing board of the society, and consists of nine elected officers with voting rights and appointed positions who are non-voting committee members. (Executive committee members.)
The Communications Committee provides programs that foster contact with members and communicate with new members, provides communications about SSP programs, social events and the conference, and handles all media affairs for the SSP. (Communication members)
The Conference Committee organizes the conference program of presentations, symposia, workshops and social events. (Conference committee members.)
Wiki Steering Committee
The Wiki Steering Committee provides support and promotion of the SSP sensory science wiki. The steering committee is not responsible for wiki content as that area falls to the Wiki Editorial Board. (Wiki steering committee members.)
Scientific Committee has responsibility for the scientific program at SSP conferences, and provides advice and guidance for workshops, symposia, or other technical events sponsored or jointly sponsored by SSP. (Scientific committee members.)
Strategic Planning Committee
The Strategic Planning Committee provides guidance for future activities of the society. For additional information about the committee’s goals and its members please visit the Strategic Planning committee page.
The Nominating Committee develops and presents the slate of candidates for all elected positions. (Nominating committee members.)
The Auditing Committee reviews and certifies the correctness of the Annual Financial Report and the records of the Treasurer. (Auditing committee members.)
The Membership Committee develops and executes, or supervise the execution of, promotional plans to build the membership of the SSP. (Membership committee members.)
Professional Development Committee
The Professional Development Committee manages the professional development program offered at SSP conferences or at other venues and provides advice and guidance for professional development workshops, symposia, or other events sponsored or jointly sponsored by SSP. (Professional Development committee members.)