The Board of Department Vice Presidents is composed of the Vice Presidents elected to lead ISA's seven departments: four products (membership, publications, standards, professional development), two technical (Automation & Technology, Industries & Sciences), and one administrative (strategic planning). The ISA Departments are responsible for oversight of specific areas of activity of the Society. Each department is led by a Vice President and reports through their Vice President to the Board of Department Vice Presidents. Each department may have subordinate committees or other activity bodies. The Board of Department Vice Presidents reports to the Executive Board.