Friday, May 29, 2020

The Council is the main decision body

- It sets the strategic goals of the MCofA.

- It elects the Executive Committee.

- It approves the membership dues, upon recommendation of the Executive Committee.

- It approves the site and host institution of the Mathematical Congress of the Americas, upon recommendation of the Executive Committee.

The Council is formed by

a) The designated representatives of the Regular Members, each carrying one vote.

b) The designated representatives of the Associate Members and the Institutional Members, without vote.

The Council meets in person once every 4 (four) years, at least, in conjunction with the Mathematical Congress of the Americas.

The Executive Committee is the main executive body

- It presides over and implements the decisions of the Council.

- It makes a recommendation to the Council on the memberships dues.

- It has the responsibility of overseeing and reporting to the Council on the finances of the MCofA.

- It calls for bids to hold the Mathematical Congress of the Americas and makes a recommendation to the Council on the site and host organization of the Congress.

- It acts as the Steering Committee of the Mathematical Congress of the Americas, in particular, appointing the Program Committee and the Awards Committee.

- It appoints any other committees relevant to the activities of the MCofA.

Currently, the Executive Committee is formed by

Marcelo Viana (Brazil, 2019 – 2022)

Susan Friedlander (USA, term 2016 – 2019)

Andrés Navas (Chile, term 2020 – 2023)

Jacques Hurtubise (Canada, term 2018 – 2021)

Andrea Solotar (Argentina, organizer MCA 2021)

The Executive Committee is formed by 4 (four) members elected by the Council, with staggered 4 (four) year terms, together with 1 (one) member designated by the host organization of the forthcoming Mathematical Congress of the Americas.

Mathematical Council of the Americas

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