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SAME is a 501(c)(3), headquartered in Alexandria, Va. The organization is led by a 47-member National Board of Direction, which includes five National Officers (President, President-Elect, Past President, and two Vice Presidents), and a national office staff led by an Executive Director. In addition to their strategic duties as national officers, three positions maintain oversight of three key components of the organization: the President-Elect oversees the Academy of Fellows and its Chair while one Vice President oversees the Committee & Councils and their Chairs while the other Vice President oversees the Regional Vice Presidents. The SAME Board of Direction is comprised of the National Officers, 17 Regional Vice Presidents, 13 Committees & Councils, and 12 Elected Directors.
The SAME Foundation was established in 2016 and is currently accepting submissions for its Board of Directors, which is scheduled to be set by January 2017. The SAME Executive Director is also the Executive Director of the Foundation, and while the Foundation Board is separate from the SAME Board of Direction, the SAME Board is the ranking entity.
Below you will find documents and resources on SAME's governance, as well as financial reports. Past year information can be found in the archives section at the bottom.
*To honor the enduring purpose of SAME as established in the original Constitution (Article II). The original Constitution will remain fixed as originally written. - voted by the Board of Direction in Fall, 2017.
2016 Financial Documents
2015 Financial Documents
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes 3-11-19
Board of Direction Meeting Minutes 5-6-19
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes | March 7, 2018 [PDF]
Encl 1: Agenda
Encl 2: Foundation Board Minutes
Board of Direction Meeting Minutes | May 22, 2018 [PDF]
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes | August 19, 2018
Follow-up Executive Committee Call | October 9, 2018
Board of Direction Meeting Minutes | October 30, 2018
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes (Budget) | December 13, 2018
2017 Meeting Archive
2016 Meeting Archive
2014 Meeting Archive
2013 Meeting Archive
2012 Meeting Archive