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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is made up of nine directors who are normally elected for three-year terms by members of the Society. The Board appoints from within its ranks five officers as follows:

  • President
  • 1st Vice-President (Chair, Publications Committee; Chair, Constitution Committee)
  • 2nd Vice-President (Chair Nominating Committee)
  • National Secretary
  • Treasurer (Chair, Finance Committee)

The Board also includes four Directors at large and the Executive Director of the Society (ex-officio).

Niagara Whirlpool Jan-Feb 2015

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Niagara Whirlpool Jan Feb 2015
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Centre: 
Niagara
Year: 
2015
Month(s): 
Jan-Feb
Month #: 
01-02
Volume: 
33
Number: 
1
Pages: 
7

Calgary 201412

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Inside the StarSeeker:

  • Editor’s Message.....................................2
  • President’s Message ................................2
  • 2014 Annual Banquet & Awards Night ..3
  • RASC Calgary Centre Contact List.........4
  • Astro-Imaging Round Up 2014...............5
  • New Members .........................................5
  • Observing Groups Report........................6
  • Discover The Universe............................6
  • What to Ask Santa for Christmas?
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Centre: 
Calgary
Year: 
2014
Month(s): 
Dec
Month #: 
12
Volume: 
55
Number: 
11
Pages: 
12

Kingston 2014 Dec

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In this issue:

  • Reports & Other Items . . . . . . . 1
  • Letter of Thanks / ISS Pass. . . . 2
  • President’s Message . . . . . . . . . 3
  • CAVE Lecture: Nov 14 . . . . . . . 3
  • Meeting Report: Nov 13 . . . . . . 3
  • Observing Reports: Nov-Dec . . 4
  • Dark Sky Questions. . . . . . . . . . 6
  • Secretary’s Report 2014 . . . . . . 7
  • President’s Report 2014. . . . . . . 8
  • Auditor’s Report 2014. . . . . . . . 8
  • KAON Report 2014. . . . . . . . . . 8
  • Thoughts on KAON. . . . . . . . . 9
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Centre: 
Kingston
Year: 
2014
Month(s): 
Dec
Month #: 
12
Volume: 
2014
Number: 
6
Pages: 
10

2015 Award winners announced!

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Author: 
James Edgar
Post Date: 
Tue, 2015/01/20

The RASC Board of Directors has accepted the 2015 report of the Awards Committee for nominations in the following categories:

Fellows: (recognizing exemplary long service and outstanding contributions to the Society)

  • Robert Dick (Ottawa)
  • David J. Lane (Halifax)
  • Dr. John Percy (Toronto)
  • Mary Lou Whitehorne (Halifax)

Service Awards: (recognizing 10 or more years of service to the Society)

Asteroid (11823) Christen

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Orbit type: Main Belt
Reference: MPC 38201
Name: 
Christen
Number: 
11823
Designation: 
1981 VF
Disc. Date: 
1981-11-02
Discoverer: 
Skiff, B.A.
Disc. Place: 
Anderson Mesa

Asteroid (414026) Bochonko

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Richard Bochonko (1941–2014) was for 33 years a passionate professor of mathematics, physics and astronomy at the University of Manitoba. He had very broad interests and generously shared his knowledge with students and the public. He played key roles in the development of the University’s Glenlea teaching observatory.

Orbit type: Main Belt

Reference: MPC 91794

 

Name: 
Bochonko
Number: 
414026
Designation: 
2007 LX29
Disc. Date: 
2007-06-11
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea

Explore the Universe Beginner's Observing Certificate

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First Name: 
Normand
Last Name: 
Rivard
Recipient of: 
Explore the Universe Certificate
Centre/Location: 
St-Eustache
Year: 
2010
Centre: 
Québec

Carscallen 1981-94

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Observer: 
Carscallen, Grant
Volume: 
1
Pages: 
58
Interval: 
1981-94

Messier Observing Certificate

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First Name: 
Diane
Last Name: 
Bell
Recipient of: 
Messier Objects Certificate
Centre/Location: 
Victoria
Year: 
2014
Centre: 
Victoria
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