Executive Committee

The Executive Committee consists of the President of the Union, the President-Elect, six Vice-Presidents , the General Secretary, and the Assistant General Secretary elected by the General Assembly on the proposal of the Special Nominating Committee (SNC) . The Executive Committee is seconded by two Advisors , namely the past President and the past General Secretary.

The Officers of the Union are the President, the President-Elect, the General Secretary, and the Assistant General Secretary. They decide short-term policy issues within the general policies of the Union as decided by the General Assembly and interpreted by the Executive Committee.

Officers

President:

Norio KAIFU

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
NAOJ
Director's Office
2-21-1 Osawa
Mitaka-shi
Tokyo 181-8588
Japan

Phone: +81 42 675 5150
Fax: +81 42 675 4967
Email 1: noriokaifunaoacjp
Email 2: Kaifunorioaolcom
Organization website: http://www.nao.ac.jp

Last updated:
June 11, 2014

President Elect:

Silvia Torres-Peimbert

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Instituto de Astronomía
Circuito exterior s/n
Ciudad Universitaria
Mexico DF 04510
Mexico

Phone: +52 55 5622 3945
Fax: +52 55 5622 3945
Email 1: silviaastrounammx
Email 2: silviaastrounammx
Personal website: http://www.astroscu.unam.mx/IA/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=463&Itemid=88&lang=es
Organization website: http://www.astroscu.unam.mx

Last updated:
October 17, 2014

General Secretary:

Thierry Montmerle

Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris
98-bis bd Arago
75014 Paris
France

Phone: +33 1 43 25 83 58
Fax: +33 1 43 25 26 16
Email: montmerleiapfr
Organization website: http://www.iap.fr

Last updated:
March 24, 2014

Assistant General Secretary:

Piero Benvenuti

University of Padua
Department of Physics and Astronomy "G. Galilei"
Vicolo dell'Osservatorio, 3
35122 PADOVA
Italy

Phone: +39 3280117563
Email: pierobenvenutiunipdit
Personal website: http://www.astro.unipd.it/benvenuti
Organization website: http://www.astro.unipd.it/

Last updated:
May 27, 2014

Vice-Presidents

Vice-President:

Matthew Colless

The Australian National University
Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Mount Stromlo Observatory
Cotter Road
Weston Creek 2611
Australia

Fax: +61 2 6125 0233
Email: matthewcollessanueduau
Organization website: http://rsaa.anu.edu.au

Last updated:
June 11, 2014

Vice-President:

Renée C. Kraan-Korteweg

University Cape Town
Astronomy Dept
Private Bag X3
7701 Rondebosch
South Africa

Phone: +27 21 650 5829
Fax: +27 21 650 3342
Email: kraancircinusastuctacza
Organization website: http://www.uct.ac.za/

Last updated:
November 2, 2012

Vice-President:

Xiaowei LIU

Peking University
Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Yi He Yuan Lu 5
Haidian District
Beijing 100871
China PR

Phone: +86 010 62755090
Fax: +86 010 62767900
Email 1: xliupkueducn
Email 2: liuxwbacpkueducn
Organization website: http://kiaa.pku.edu.cn

Last updated:
September 9, 2013

Vice-President:

Jan Palouš

Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic
Astronomical Institute
Boční II 1401
141 31 Praha 4
Czech Republic

Phone: +420 226258440
Email: palousigcascz
Organization website: http://www.cas.cz/en/

home address Jan Palous Vsehrdova 14 118 00 Praha 1 Czech Republic tel. no. home: +420-257312841 mobile: +420-602324280

Last updated:
June 11, 2014

Vice-President:

Dina K. Prialnik

Tel Aviv University
Dept Geophys & Planetary Science
Ramat Aviv
PO Box 39040
Tel Aviv 69978
Israel

Phone: +972 3 640 8223
Fax: +972 3 640 7174
Email: dinaplanettauacil
Organization website: http://www.tau.ac.il/

Last updated:
September 20, 2012

Vice-President:

Marta G. Rovira

National Council of Science of Technology
CONICET
Avenue Rivadavia 1917
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires 1033
Argentina

Phone: +54 11 5983 1400
Fax: +54 11 4951 8552
Email 1: mrovira04yahoocomar
Email 2: mroviraconicetgovar
Organization website: http://www.conicet.gov.ar/index.php

home address: Beruti 3061 7 A 1425 Ciudad de Buenos Aires Argentina

Last updated:
June 11, 2014

Advisors

Advisor:

Ian F. Corbett

63 Norman Avenue
Abingdon OX14 2HL
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 1235 553718
Email: icorbettesoorg

Last updated:
October 16, 2014

Advisor:

George Kildare Miley

Leiden University
Leiden Observatory
PO Box 9513
2300 RA Leiden
Netherlands

Phone: +31 71 5275 849
Fax: +31 71 5275 743
Email: mileystrwleidenunivnl
Organization website: http://www.leidenuniv.nl/

Last updated:
June 11, 2014

Advisor:

Robert Williams

Space Telescope Science Institute
3700 San Martin Drive
Baltimore MD 21218-2410
United States

Phone: +1 410 338 4963
Fax: +1 410 338 2617
Email: wmsstsciedu
Personal website: http://www.stsci.edu/~wms/
Organization website: http://www.stsci.edu/resources/

Last updated:
November 2, 2012

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