Current members of ARLIS/NA are eligible to serve on any committee. Each committee is composed of one chair, six members, and an executive board liaison. Committee chairs and members begin and end their service at the end of the ARLIS/NA membership meeting held at the society’s annual conference. In most cases, members serve one-year terms for a maximum of three consecutive years. However, some committees may allow members to exceed the three-year term limit. Chairs serve one-year terms for a maximum of two consecutive years. The maximum continuous term as member and as chair is five years. Committees typically hold virtual meetings once a month to work on projects and initiatives and hold a business meeting at the annual conference. Participation as a member does not require attending the membership meeting at the annual conference.
Monitors governmental activities affecting art libraries and visual resources collections.
Formulates ARLIS/NA positions on specific cataloging issues and policies.
Coordinates the fundraising activities of the Society.
Develops and oversees strategies for advancing diversity in art information fields.
Responsible for overseeing the policies and procedures for maintaining ARLIS/NA records.
Ensures that financial policy is observed and reviews policy periodically.
Supports the Society’s strong commitment to international dialogue and collaboration by pursuing relationships with art information professionals and institutions outside of North America.
Coordinates the Society's program for membership retention and promotion.
Creates the annual slate of candidates for Executive Board positions.