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.

Executive Committee Meetings Minutes

Officers

President:

Ewine F. van Dishoeck

Leiden University
Leiden Obsevatory
PO Box 9513
2300 RA Leiden
Netherlands

Phone: +31 71 527 58 14
Fax: +31 71 527 58 19
Email: ewinestrwleidenunivnl
Organization website: http://www.leidenuniv.nl/

NCA adherence: Netherlands

Last updated:
December 6, 2017

President Elect:

Debra M. Elmegreen

Vassar College
Physics-Astronomy Dept
124 Raymond Avenue
VC Box 278
Poughkeepsie NY 12604-0278
New York (NY)
United States

Phone: +1 845 437 7356
Email: elmegreenvassaredu
Personal website: http://facultysites.vassar.edu/elmegree/Site/Welcome.html
Organization website: http://physicsandastronomy.vassar.edu/bios/elmegreen.html

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
September 18, 2018

General Secretary:

Maria Teresa V.T. Lago

Universidade do Porto
Centro de Astrofísica
Rua das Estrelas
4150-762 Porto
Portugal

Phone: +351 964644730
Email 1: IAU_GS_2018iapfr
Email 2: mtlagoastrouppt
Organization website: http://www.astro.up.pt/

NCA adherence: Portugal

Last updated:
November 15, 2018

Assistant General Secretary:

Ian Robson

Royal Observatory Edinburgh
UKATC
Blackford Hill
Edinburgh EH9 3HJ
United Kingdom

Email: IAU_AGS_2018iapfr
Organization website: http://www.roe.ac.uk/ukatc/

NCA adherence: United Kingdom

Last updated:
September 19, 2018

Vice-Presidents

Vice-President:

Laura Ferrarese

National Research Council of Canada
5071 W Saanich Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2E7
British Columbia (BC)
Canada

Phone: +1 250 363 3460
Fax: +1 250 363 0045
Email 1: lauraferraresenrc-cnrcgcca
Email 2: lauraferraresenrcgmailcom

NCA adherence: Canada

Last updated:
December 6, 2017

Vice-President:

John B. Hearnshaw

University of Canterbury
Physics-Astronomy Department
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Phone: +64 03 3484369
Email: johnhearnshawcanterburyacnz
Personal website: http://www2.phys.canterbury.ac.nz/~jhe25/
Organization website: http://www.phys.canterbury.ac.nz/

NCA adherence: New Zealand

Last updated:
October 18, 2018

Vice-President:

Ajit K. Kembhavi

Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Post Bag 4 Ganeshkhind
Pune Univ Campus
Pune 411 007
Maharashtra
India

Phone: +91 20 2560 4100
Fax: +91 20 2560 4699
Email: akkiucaain
Organization website: http://www.iucaa.ernet.in/

NCA adherence: India

Last updated:
June 19, 2018

Vice-President:

Daniela Lazzaro

Observatorio Nacional
Coordenação de Pesquisas em Astronomia e Astrofisica
R. Gal. Jose Cristino 77
São Cristóvão
Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20921-400
Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Brazil

Phone: +55 21 3504 9175 / 9182 / 9162
Email 1: lazzaroonbr
Email 2: lazzarodanielagmailcom
Organization website: http://www.on.br/

NCA adherence: Brazil

Last updated:
September 6, 2018

Vice-President:

Boris M. Shustov

Institute of Astronomy RAS
Pyatnitskaya str. 48
119017 Moscow
Russian Federation

Phone: +7 495 951 5461
Email 1: bshustovinasanru
Email 2: bshustovmailru
Organization website: http://www.inasan.ru/eng/index.html

NCA adherence: Russian Federation

Last updated:
September 6, 2018

Vice-President:

Junichi WATANABE

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
NAOJ
2-21-1 Osawa
Mitaka-shi
Tokyo 181-8588
Kanto
Japan

Phone: +81 42 234 3638
Email: junwatanabenaoacjp
Organization website: http://www.nao.ac.jp

NCA adherence: Japan

Last updated:
May 5, 2018

Advisors

Advisor:

Piero Benvenuti

Via Guizza, 71
31015 Conegliano
Italy

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

NCA adherence: Italy

Last updated:
September 26, 2018

Advisor:

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: 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

NCA adherence: Mexico

Last updated:
December 6, 2017

Executive Committee Working Groups

Executive Committee WG Dark and Quiet Sky Protection
Executive Committee WG Global Coordination of Ground and Space Astrophysics
Executive Committee WG Junior Members
Executive Committee WG Women in Astronomy

 

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