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Current Membership

  • Lynne Hillenbrand, Chair
    California Institute of Technology
  • Edward F. Guinan, Past Chair
    Villanova University
  • Kenneth I. Kellermann, Vice Chair
    National Radio Astronomy Observatory
  • G. Fritz Benedict, Secretary
    University of Texas, Austin

Category I: Representing the American Astronomical Society

  • Sara Heap, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Arlo Landolt, Louisiana State University and Agricultural Mechanical College
  • Jill Tarter, SETI Institute

Category II: Representing the American Astronomical Society Council

  • Bruce Balick, University of Washington
  • Steve Kawaler, Iowa State University
  • Kevin B. Marvel, American Astronomical Society

Category III: Representing the NAS Astronomy Section

  • Kenneth I. Kellermann, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
  • Chryssa Kouveliotou, NASA George Marshall Space Flight Center
  • David Spergel, Princeton University

Category IV: Ex-Officio, Voting, Representing Various Offices

  • Secretary, American Astronomical Society
    G. Fritz Benedict, University of Texas, Austin
  • Chair, NAS Astronomy Section
    Neil Gehrels, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Past Chair, USNC/IAU                    
    Edward F. Guinan, Villanova University
  • President, American Astronomical Society
    David J. Helfand, Quest University Canada 
  • Past President, International Astronomical Union
    Robert E. Williams, Space Telescope Science Institute

Category V: Ex-Officio, Non-Voting, Representing NAS Offices

  • Chair, NRC Board on Physics and Astronomy
    Philip Bucksbaum, Stanford University 
  • Foreign Secretary, NAS
    John Hildebrand (NAS), University of Arizona, Tucson



This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number PHY-1318107. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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