Governance: Board / Owners / Parent organization:
The APS is governed by a President elected by the membership and a Board of Directors. The President presides over the Board, which has ultimate responsibility for the actions of the Society. The Board includes President, Vice President, President-Elect, Past President, Treasurer, and nine Councilors elected by the Council of Representatives.
The Speaker of the Council presides over the Council of Representatives and is elected from the Council. "The Council consists of four General Councilors, four International Councilors, the Treasurer, and Councilors representing the Divisions, Forums, and Sections." -- https://www.aps.org/about/governance/index.cfm (accessed January 2017).