ABFM is governed by a Board comprised of the following membership:
Executive Committee At-Large Members
Selection of Officers & Executive Committee
Members elect a nine-member Executive Committee and the following Officers: Chair, Chair-Elect, Vice-Chair and Immediate Past-Chair. Executive Committee members serve three-calendar-year terms, staggered so that three members are elected annually.
Chair of ABFM is a four-year progressive term, starting with election as Vice-Chair. The incumbent promotes to Chair-Elect for the second year, then Chair for the third year. The incumbent also serves one year in an advisory capacity as Immediate Past-Chair.
The following positions are appointed by and serve at the discretion of the Chair:
- Newsletter Editor
- Membership Chair
- Student Paper Award Coordinator
- Conference Committee Chair
Elected members can serve in these capacities.