By-Laws and Administration
The Association of Environmental and Resource Economists is an international organization dedicated to the encouragement of exchange of ideas, research, and other professional activities relating to environmental and natural resource economics and management, including that of an interdisciplinary nature. For these purposes it issues publications, newsletters, organizes meetings and symposia to stimulation of work in its area of interest, and promote the professional activities of its members.
The Association is dedicated to freedom of discussion and research, and undertakes to avoid partisan positions with respect to any individual, group, political philosophy, or research method.
AERE is governed by a Board of Directors, which meets at least twice each calendar year to transact all business of the Association as guided by its By-Laws.The voting members of the Board consist of the Association President, President-Elect, immediate past President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer, and six other Board members elected by the Association membership as specified in Article IV of the complete By-Laws. As a scientific organization, AERE is classified by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) organization. The Officers and Board members of AERE receive no financial consideration in exchange for their services.