Share 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. Career and Education Operating Council (CEOC) Chemical Engineering Technology Operating Council (CTOC) Societal Impact Operating Council (SIOC) The Operating Councils work with the various entities that make up AIChE—divisions, forums, committees, local sections, student chapters, etc.—to assure that they are aligned with the needs of the members and with each other. Related Content: Career and Education Operating Council (CEOC) The Career & Education Operating Council is focused on the "lifetime center" concept of membership. Accountabilities include professional development, career and financial services, and AIChEs role in chemical engineering degreed education. Chemical Engineering Technology Operating Council (CTOC) The Chemical Engineering Technology Operating Council is responsible for two major areas: first, the frontiers of chemical engineering—in other words, knowledge advancement; and second, the dissemination of that knowledge. Accountabilities include meetings and publications. Societal Impact Operating Council (SIOC) The Societal Impact Operating Council is leading efforts to define how chemical engineers can most effectively address societal needs. Accountabilities include outreach and public policy, diversity of the profession, and the global business environment. 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.