List of Presidents of The Institute of Mathematical Statistics - Duties

Duties

According to the IMS Handbook for Officers, Editors, Council Members and Committee Chairs (2003), the President makes appointments to IMS committee vacancies, represents the Society to other organizations such as the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) and the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS). In addition, he or she is an ex officio member of the corporation of the National Institute for Statistical Sciences (NISS), and is responsible for appointing another member of the corporation and a member of the NISS Board of Trustees.

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