Terms of Reference
Old (last amended in 2008) By-Laws 16.1 and 16.7 (pdf).
Chair: Public Relations Officer.
Membership: Executive Secretary, Treasurer, Editors and Managing Editors of all periodicals published by the Society, Electronic Services Manager and such additional members as may be determined by the Board of Directors.
Terms and Duties:
The Publications Committee shall generally supervise the publication policy of the Society, make recommendations to the Board concerning the editorial policies of the Society's various publications, and make recommendations to the Executive Committee concerning the appointment of editors of these publications.
By-Laws Relating to the Publications Officer*
10.6 The Publications Officer shall:
a) serve on the Program Committee and chair the Publications Committee;
b) be responsible for the editorial contents of periodical news bulletins or special bulletins, and shall be responsible for providing press releases;
c) be responsible for relations between the Society and its Sections and Regional Associations;
d) be responsible for developing good relations between the Society and other associations and statistical societies; and
e) in general, perform all the duties incidental to the Publications Officer and such related duties as may be assigned to the Publications Officer from time to time by the Executive Committee or by the Board of Directors.
*Note: The title of Publications Officer was instituted through a modification to the By-Laws at the Annual General Meeting of the Society on 27 May 2008, and approved by Industry Canada on 5 August 2008. Prior to this modification the position was known as Public Relations Officer. With the adoption of the revised 2014 By-laws, the title was reverted back to Public Relations Officer.