Each sector will be led by a sector council and have the power to establish boards and committees that advise the sector on matters pertaining to specific assignments. All members of the sector are appointed by the Board of Governors and each sector council approves all appointments to boards and committees reporting directly to that sector council. The duties and responsibilities of the sectors shall be as designated from time to time by the Board of Governors. Each sector shall maintain its own operation guide as prescribed by Society Policy.
Standards and Certification
The Standards and Certification Sector, under the direction of the Board of Governors, is responsible for the activities of the Society relating to codes and standards, including related conformity assessment programs.
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Technical & Engineering Communities
The Technical and Engineering Communities (TEC) Sector is composed of technical divisions and research committees to engage the extraordinary talents of our members’ expertise for the advancement of engineering. ASME membership represents a uniquely powerful resource for planning, developing and delivering technical content for conference and events. Through these efforts, members grow and develop personally and professionally.
Public Affairs and Outreach
The Public Affairs and Outreach Sector, under the direction of the Board of Governors, is responsible for the coordinated outreach to industry, government, education, and the public. It is responsible for initiatives that address diversity and humanitarian programs.
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Student and Early Career Development
The Student and Early Career Development Sector, under the direction of the Board of Governors, is responsible for meeting the needs and providing a voice for students and early career engineers.
Member Development and Engagement Sector
The Member Development and Engagement (MDE) Sector, under the direction of the Board of Governors, is responsible for providing resources, support and governance for Professional Sections, Student Sections, member development and the Old Guard Committee. Learn More