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The objectives of Policy Section:

(1) foster interaction among ecologists that have worked or currently work in public policy positions, or have the desire to communicate with those members that do have public policy experience;

(2) form a database of members that have policy experience that can be utilized by the Governing Board, ESA Sections and Chapters, Public Affairs, Science, and Education Offices, and standing ESA committees;

(3) facilitate collaborative links among members through symposia, organized oral sessions, special sessions, and social events in Washington DC and regionally; and

(4) work with the Public Affairs Office to facilitate the participation of students in training exercises and one-on-one interactions with policy makers.

The complete Bylaws of the Policy Section are available here.