The Executive Committee of the Board (ExCo) reports to the ANSI Board of Directors on significant actions or proposed future plans that may impact the strategic direction of ANSI. The Executive Committee has the power to act for the ANSI Board of Directors between meetings of the Board and will report any such actions to the Board. All ANSI Policy Advisory Groups, Committees of ANSI, and the Appeals Board report to the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee can also establish additional committees, subcommittees, and boards. The Executive Committee typically meets three times per year, usually in the Washington, DC, area.