APSA is governed by 31 elected Council Members and Officers, while everyday operations are overseen by the Executive Director
and supported by APSA staff
. The Council serves as the APSA governing body, setting the strategic direction and vision of the association, monitoring its ongoing operation, making policies, approving appointments and budgetary decisions, and generally providing oversight, guidance and advice. The APSA president guides APSA and the Council in its discussions and policies and serves to represent APSA in a variety of venues. A list of current Council members and a list of APSA Presidents throughout the Association’s history are available at the links below.