Member Sections

GSA members can affiliate with a primary and secondary section depending on your field of interest. Each section has its own policies and proceduresleaders, awards and organizes dedicated programming at the Annual Scientific Meeting.Section members participate in a variety of governance positionsserve on editorial boards of the journals, review abstracts for the Annual Meeting,and engage in special activities and projects. 

GSA has six membership sections.Each member may have a primary and secondary section affiliation.  Members will only be eligible to vote, apply for awards and fellow status within their primary section.  

*All designated Academy Representatives are eligible to vote, apply for awards and fellow status within AGHE regardless of their primary section affiliation.

**All undergraduate, student and transitional members are automatically members of ESPO (you are not required to select ESPO as your primary or secondary affiliation).  ESPO members will be eligible to vote and apply for awards within ESPO regardless of their primary section affiliation.

  • At-Large (AT)members may choose not to affiliate with any section and will be considered “at-large”.As an at-large member, you will be eligible to participate in all society-wide activities.  You will be unable to vote in section elections, apply for section awards or apply for fellow status.

GSA members may update their section affiliation online.

  • Click the white “Login” button on the top right corner of the home page
  • Enter your GSA username and password
  • If you have forgotten your password, select “Forgot your password”
  • Once logged in, click the white “My Account” button on the top right corner of the home page
  • Click “Member Services” from the black pop-up box
  • Under “My Account” select “Update My Profile”
  • Scroll down to “Networking Information”
  • Select an option under the new field “Secondary Section