The Secretary participates in formulating policy for the Society, participates actively in governance activities, plays a key role in managing committee structures, oversees the scientific program of meetings, and helps to maintain institutional memory.
- organizes and coordinates the Council and its committees;
- serves as a member of the Council, Executive Committee, and several other committees, including the policy committees, the Development Committee, and the Editorial Boards Committee;
- works closely with the President to coordinate and administer the activities of committees;
- oversees, together with the Associate Secretaries, the scientific programs of all AMS meetings.