TED’s committees carry out the four primary functions of the organization:
- Professional development concerns are addressed by the Conference Advisory Committee and the Professional Development Sub-Committee.
- Knowledge generation and communication concerns are addressed by the Publication Committee.
- Policy and political action are addressed by the Governmental Affairs Committee.
- Organizational viability and administration are addressed by the Awards, Budget & Finance, Elections & Constitution, and Membership Committees.
An Archivist is appointed to assist with organizational viability by maintaining full and accurate records.