Thailand TESOL, or ThaiTESOL for short, is a professional non-profit and non-political organization under the patronage of H.R.H. Princess Galyani Vadhana Krom Luang Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra. Its purposes are to strengthen English Language education at all levels, to undertake research in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages, to offer scholarships, to disseminate information, and to cooperate in appropriate ways with other groups having similar concerns. Thailand TESOL is composed of volunteers who are teachers of English at all types of educational institutions in Thailand. It is organized into twenty-three member executive committee comprises the last two past presidents, the five officers (President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer), six member-at-large, the chairpersons of the Special Interest Groups (SIGs), and local affiliate presidents, Thailand TESOL has four affiliates located in Chiang Mai, Khon Kaen, Roi-et, and Hat Yai. In addition, there are invited committee members from various organizations i.e. RELO, the British Council, AUA, etc.