• Government Relations Committee (GRC) proactively monitors federal legislation and regulations relative to laboratory animal science and animal welfare issues, and alerts the membership to help influence the federal legislation and regulatory process.
  • Nominations committee (NC) annually nominates two qualified candidates for vice president-elect and, every third year, secretary/treasurer. The committee also evaluates nominations for open at-large trustee positions and identifies at least two appropriate candidates for placement on the ballot. NC also nominates qualified candidates for any open at-large and district positions where fewer than two qualified candidates apply.
  • Policies & Procedures Coordinating Committee (PPCC) serves in an advisory capacity to the BOT to assist with consistent decision-making and continuity with the organization’s established governance documents. The committee has oversight of the AALAS Policies & Procedures Manual (PPM), a compilation of the current policies and procedures of the Association which, together with the Constitution and Bylaws, define the Association's structure, governance and membership participation.