AMQUA is governed by a Council composed of elected officers and two elected representatives (Councilors) from each of the following broad disciplinary groups:

  • Terrestrial Geoprocesses
  • Marine Geoprocesses
  • Geohistory
  • Paleobiology
  • Geochronology-Geochemistry-Geophysics
  • Archaeology and Anthropology
  • Paleoclimatology

The editors of Quaternary Times and Quaternary Research sit as Ex-Officio Council members.

Benefits of membership in AMQUA include participation in Executive and Councilor elections and reduced registration fees for Biennial Meetings.