Publications Committee

Publications Committee: This Committee shall consist of the VP Publications servicing as ex officio Chair and three members serving staggered three year terms. It shall assess the quality, timeliness, distinctiveness, and coverage of publications of the Society and its Chapters and of its web site, with respect to the objectives of the Society and its editorial policies. It shall review the policies and practices of the editors and webmaster. It shall recommend to the Policy Council ways of effecting improvements in the publications of the Society and its web site. Its shall annually submit to the Policy Council, via the Vice President – Publications, a written report on all publications sent to the members or sold to the general public during the previous twelve months.

Retrieved from Policies of the System Dynamics Society, 2017.

Historical Descriptions:

The Publications Committee consists of the VP Publications serving as ex-officio Chair, and three members serving staggered 3 year terms, nominated by the President and approved by the Policy Council [motion 105, the 2011 Winter Policy Council Meeting].

Authority, Tenure, and Membership: The Publications Committee shall assess the quality, timeliness, distinctiveness and coverage of publications of the Society and its Chapters, AND OF ITS WEB SITE, with respect to the objectives of the Society and its editorial policies. It shall review the policies and practices of the editors AND WEBMASTER and policies prescribed by the Vice President – Publications. It shall recommend to the Council ways of effecting improvements in THE publications of the Society AND ITS WEB SITE. Its shall annually submit to the Council, via the Vice President – Publications, a written report on all publications sent to the members or sold to the general public during the previous twelve months. [Policy 9, Section 3, Revised Policies of the System Dynamics Society]

“George Richardson is the new chair of this committee.  Other members are Brian (ex officio), Rogelio Oliva, Deborah Andersen (ex officio), Graham Winch, Yaman Barlas, Roberta Spencer (ex officio), David Andersen (ex officio)” [2009 Summer Policy Council Meeting].