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The American Avalanche Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation sustained by membership dues, donations and sponsorship. An Executive Director oversees the general operation and serves under the direction of a Governing Board. The board is made up of elected officers and section representatives. The section representatives are a direct link to American Avalanche Association members working in seven geographic regions. Each section representative reviews professional membership applications from their region, among other duties. An additional Governing Board member serves on behalf of member affiliates.