Special Nominating Committee

From the IAU Bye-Laws

  1. The Special Nominating Committee consists of the President and past President of the Union, a member proposed by the retiring Executive Committee, and four members selected by the representatives of the National Members from up to twelve candidates proposed by Presidents of Divisions, with due regard to an appropriate distribution over the major branches of astronomy.
    1. Except for the President and immediate past President, present and former members of the Executive Committee shall not serve on the Special Nominating Committee. No two members of the Special Nominating Committee shall belong to the same nation or National Member.
    2. The General Secretary and the Assistant General Secretary participate in the work of the Special Nominating Committee in an advisory capacity, and the President-Elect may participate as an observer.
  2. The Special Nominating Committee is appointed by the General Assembly, to which it reports directly. It assumes its duties immediately after the end of the General Assembly and remains in office until the end of the ordinary General Assembly next following that of its appointment, and it may fill any vacancy occurring among its members.

Chair:

Ewine F. van Dishoeck

Leiden University
Leiden Obsevatory
PO Box 9513
2300 RA Leiden
Netherlands

NCA adherence: Netherlands

Last updated:
February 6, 2019

Member:

Jonathan Bland-Hawthorn

AAO
PO Box 296
Epping NSW 1710
New South Wales (NSW)
Australia

NCA adherence: Australia

Last updated:
February 15, 2019

Member:

Beatriz Elena García — National Outreach Coordinator

Instituto de Tecnologías en Detección y Astropartículas (ITeDA), CNEA-CONICET-UNSAM
ITeDA Mendoza
Azopardo 313
Godoy Cruz
Mendoza 5501
Mendoza
Argentina

NCA adherence: Argentina

Last updated:
May 26, 2021

Member:

Masahiko Hayashi

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
JSPS Bonn Office
Ahrstr. 58
53175 Bonn
Germany

NCA adherence: Japan

Last updated:
June 18, 2020

Member:

Gražina Tautvaisiene — National Outreach Coordinator

Vilnius University
Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy
Sauletekio av. 3
10257 Vilnius
Lithuania

NCA adherence: Lithuania

Last updated:
March 15, 2021

Member:

Silvia Torres-Peimbert

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

NCA adherence: Mexico

Last updated:
February 22, 2019

Member:

Lidia van Driel-Gesztelyi

University College London
Space and Climate Physics, Mullard Space Science Laboratory
London
United Kingdom

NCA adherence: France

Last updated:
January 25, 2019

Advisor:

Maria Teresa V.T. Lago

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

NCA adherence: Portugal

Last updated:
June 23, 2021

Advisor:

José Miguel Rodriguez Espinosa (2019-2021)

Jose Miguel Rodriguez Espinosa
Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucía
Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucia, Granada, Spain
Pot Office 3004, 18080, Granada
18008 Granada
Spain

NCA adherence: Spain

Last updated:
July 14, 2021

 

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