There are currently more than 110 domestic and international chapters of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
Customarily, the officers of the chapter—who must be active members of the College—include:
*The offices of secretary and treasurer may be combined.
Depending on chapter bylaws, the chapter council may also include 3–9 elected councilors whose elections are staggered to provide for overlapping terms of service.
Terms of officers may be no longer than two years in sequence for any given position.
The time commitment for various chapter officer positions varies. Please refer to the specific duties of each position listed on the Chapter Positions page and confer with the chapter president and administrator for an estimate of possible time spent during tenure for each position.