About SME Committees

SME Committees include the Board of Directors, Standing Committees, Technical Committees, Councils and Conference Committees.

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration is the world's largest society of minerals professionals. SME advances the worldwide mining and minerals community through information exchange and professional development.

The Board of Directors shall have and exercise, on behalf of the Society, all rights, powers and privileges granted to the Society as a not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of Colorado in the carrying out of the purposes set forth in the Articles of Incorporation.

The standing committees shall be appointed by the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors may from time to time, establish, maintain and conclude such additional standing committees, for such purposes and with such membership as the Board of Directors my determine. The Board of Directors is empowered to establish additional units of the Society (e.g., councils, conferences).