Each Section or commission is managed by a Chairperson and a Vice Chairperson. These positions are elected by the membership of that section or commission. Elections are managed on-line by the staff of the Secretariat. The chairperson is a member of the Executive Committee of ISHS and receives a travel allotment from ISHS to attend the annual meeting of the Executive Committee, and present a report of their section or commission at that meeting. The chairperson can choose to delegate this responsibility or other tasks to the vice chairperson.