The Academy's Bylaws set out the system approved by the membership for governing the Academy. The membership adopted NAELA's original bylaws in 1989. The most recent version of the bylaws, updated in March 2013, can be found here. (PDF)
The management of NAELA is vested in the Board of Directors and consists of no more than 26 elected representatives of the regular members of NAELA (including the elected officers).
The Board focuses on issues pertaining to the overall mission of NAELA:
(If you are interested in serving on the NAELA Board of Directors, please contact Pete Wacht, Executive Director)
The Executive Committee is composed of the elected Officers and the Immediate Past President. The Executive Director serves on the Executive Committee as a non-voting member.