Council status is reserved for nuclear medicine subspecialty or subdisciplinary areas of interest, each approved by the House of Delegates upon petition by at least 100 active members. Councils provide professional networking and educational programs for nuclear medicine professionals in respective areas, while simultaneously serving as a resource for development and implementation of Society policy.
Council membership is voluntary. Society members are eligible for council membership, and can belong to as many councils as they wish. Annual council dues are as follows:
Councils adhere to Society Bylaws and policies, while operating under their own Operating Procedures and budget process, approved by the House of Delegates. Many Councils publish their own newsletter and provide educational programs for their members.