BESS is a 504c corporation registered in the State Of Maryland. We operate on the same principles as a not-for-profit organization.  

The BESS Board of Directors consists of 5 Board Members, including the Chair and Vice-Chair. Officer positions consist of the President, Vice-President, Secretary and Ombudsman.  These are elected positions held every year at the Annual Business Meeting (ABM) in November.  People interested in serving in one of these positions should be an active Contributor as a volunteer of BESS for at least one year.

The BESS organization is made up of Volunteers, and there is always a need for help - from setting up for a meeting, breaking down, helping with presenters, and assisting on one of the teams.  Email volunteers@bess-md.org for more information.