Dear ASA Student Member:

Applications for new representatives to the ASA Student Council from the Technical Committees on Animal Bioacoustics (AB), Architectural Acoustics (AA), Biomedical Acoustics (BA), Computational Acoustics (CA), Musical Acoustics (MU), Physical Acoustics (PA), Signal Processing (SP), and Underwater Acoustics (UW) are now being accepted.

Appointment to the Student Council for the selected applicants from the AB, AA, BA and UW Technical Committees will begin immediately following the upcoming Spring 2023 meeting in Chicago, IL (US). The terms for these positions will be from May 2023 through the close of the spring meeting in 2025.

The MU, SP, and PA Technical Committee positions will begin immediately following the Fall meeting in Sydney, Australia. These terms will be from December 2023 through the close of the fall meeting in 2025.

Locations of upcoming ASA meetings include Chicago, IL (8-12 May 2023), Sydney, Australia (4-8 December 2023), Ottawa, Canada (13-17 May 2024), Online (fall 2024 dates to be determined), and New Orleans, LA (19-23 May 2025). Student Council representatives are expected to attend both the spring and fall meetings during their terms on the Student Council and will normally be reimbursed up to $750 USD for necessary expenses related to each ASA meeting attended. Note that reimbursement for the Sydney, Australia meeting has been increased to $1500 USD. 

General responsibilities include serving as a conduit for information for students within their Technical Committee, attending Technical Committee meetings to report on student activities, promoting the interests of students in the Society, and developing student-related activities within the Society. See the ASA Student Council webpage for information about the Student Council and its activities, and feel free to reach out to existing Student Council members with questions.

Students interested in serving on the Student Council must be ASA student members, generally knowledgeable about the Society and its activities, and have attended at least one ASA meeting before applying. Preference will be given to graduate students, pursuing either a masters or doctoral degree. Students who are members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit their CVs in .pdf format via email to with the subject line: Application for Student Council Position.

The CV should be no more than 3 pages. It should include a statement of interest describing your involvement in ASA, why you are interested in being a member of the ASA Student Council, and what you hope to accomplish. Please clearly state the Technical Committee for which you are applying. Additionally, the CV should also include information about your degree sought, expected date of graduation, additional ASA Technical Committee areas (if any), the number of ASA meetings you have attended, and your likelihood of ASA meeting attendance during the term of appointment for your Technical Committee on the Student Council.

CVs must be received by March 22, 2023 for consideration for these positions. Applicants will be informed of the decision by April 7, 2023.


Zane Rusk
Chair, ASA Student Council