The PORSEC Association has standing committees concerned with the following issues: editorial, program at the next conference, training and education, public affairs, international affairs, finance, elections, the statues and by-laws, and awards.

The PORSEC Association's standing committees:
  • Editorial - Responsible for the quality of the association's publications.
  • Awards - Responsible for PORSEC awards.
  • Program - Responsible for reviewing ongoing large-scale global projects on climate and environment and making recommendations for special sessions.
  • Conference Organization (Local Organizing Committee) - Responsible for hosting and organizing the biennial conference of the Association.
  • Training and Education - Responsible for organizing events to improve the awareness of ocean remote sensing among the end users and public.
  • Public Affairs - Responsible for the promotion of ocean sciences and the fostering of scientific interest and capability in developing countries.
  • International Affairs - Responsible for review of the Association's relationship to international bodies and national space agencies.
  • Finance Committee - Tesponsible for the financial management of the Association.
  • Specialized Appointed (Ad-hoc) Committees