2019 Board of Directors The AIChE Board of Directors is comprised of officers—the current president, past president, president-elect, and treasurer, secretary —and 12 directors. See the board and their bios. Operating Councils AIChE’s 3 Operating Councils are leading the Institute’s efforts to realize the three elements of AIChE’s Vision: Providing value as the global leader of the chemical engineering profession, as the lifetime center for professional and personal growth and security of chemical engineers, and as the foremost catalyst in applying chemical engineering expertise in meeting societal needs. How Voting & Board Elections Work AIChE holds an annual election for the Board of Directors. Board members are elected for three-year terms. In any given year, one-third of the Board will be up for election. See the latest election timeline. AIChE Presidents AIChE's 2019 President is Kimberly Ogden. The past president and president-elect, both of whom are part of the 2019 Board of Directors, are Christine Seymour and Monty Alger, respectively. AIChE Structure In addition to AIChE's board of directors, presidents, the institute operates with leadership from multiple organizational entities, including 3 operating councils that help lead the Institute’s efforts to realize AIChE’s Vision. Governance Founded in 1908, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is a nonprofit organization providing leadership to the chemical engineering profession representing more than 60,000 members in industry, academia, and government. Learn more about the organization, its constitution, and by-laws. About AIChE is the world's leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 60,000 members from more than 110 countries. AIChE has the breadth of resources and expertise you need whether you are in core process industries or emerging areas, such as translational medicine.