Administrative information: Chapters

Fifteen regional chapters are associated with the AMS. Many have independent web sites. Their annual programs are announced via the AMS Newsletter, the AMS Announcement Bulletin Board, or their independent web sites. AMS members are enrolled in their regional chapter by default upon joining.

Follow this link for AMS chapter officers and Chapter web site links.

Which chapter covers which region? Click on the map to enlarge.

AMS Chapters

See here for a listing of chapters according to Zip/Postal Code

The AMS Chapter Fund financially supports activities of AMS Chapters. Please follow the guidelines carefully when submitting a funding request.

AMS Chapters elect one representative to AMS Council. The term of this office is three years. Representatives may not be elected to succeed themselves.(By-laws, IV.A.)

AMS Chapters also elect two student members to AMS Council. They are students in doctoral programs in any field of musical scholarship. (Student members are ineligible to participate in voting by the Council.) Student members serve overlapping terms of two years. One student is elected or chosen in each Chapter each year. Representatives may not be elected to succeed themselves. (By-laws, IV.A.2) Student Chapter representatives to AMS Council are eligible for travel subsidy from the AMS office (see the Chapter Fund Guidelines for details). Student Chapter representatives must complete a reimbursement form (available via the Chapter Fund web page) and submit to the appropriate Chapter officer in order to receive AMS travel subsidy.

AMS Chapter administrators are requested to report financial and administrative activities as follows:

Chapter secretaries and administrators may request an updated chapter membership list at any time by contacting Al Hipkins.

Send questions and updates regarding AMS Chapters to Al Hipkins at the AMS office.

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