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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).

Asteroid (383417) DAO

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Named for the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory of the National Research Council of Canada.
Ref: MPC 89388
 

 

Dominion Astrophysical Observatory
Name: 
DAO
Number: 
383417
Designation: 
2006 UY216
Disc. Date: 
2006-10-23
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea

Messier Objects Certificate

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First Name: 
Melody
Last Name: 
Hamilton
Recipient of: 
Messier Objects Certificate
Centre/Location: 
Halifax
Year: 
2014
Centre: 
Halifax

Finest NGC Certificate

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First Name: 
Richard
Last Name: 
Stankiewicz
Recipient of: 
Finest NGC Objects Certificate
Centre/Location: 
Unattached
Year: 
2013
Centre: 
Unattached

Explore the Universe Beginner's Observing Certificate

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First Name: 
Gaston
Last Name: 
Leu
Recipient of: 
Explore the Universe Certificate
Centre/Location: 
Unattached
Year: 
2013
Centre: 
Unattached

EU - Maggie Fei

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First Name: 
Maggie
Last Name: 
Fei
Recipient of: 
Explore the Universe Certificate
Centre/Location: 
Toronto
Year: 
2014
Centre: 
Toronto

Asteroid (350185) Linnell

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Stuart J. Linnell (b.1947) is a noted local musician, poet, song-writer and lifelong friend of the discoverer.
Reference: MPC 85916
Name: 
Linnell
Number: 
350185
Designation: 
2011 UA260
Disc. Date: 
2006-06-03
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea

Asteroid (381260) Ouellette

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John A. Ouellette (b. 1968) is currently an operations manager at the National Research Council of Canada and an authority on blue straggler stars.
Reference: MPC 89087
Name: 
Ouellette
Number: 
381260
Designation: 
2007 TD166
Disc. Date: 
2007-10-11
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea

Asteroid (380480) Glennhawley

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Glenn Hawley (b. 1951) has demonstrated leadership over decades in Canadian amateur astronomy. He served in many capacities in the Calgary Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) and then on the national RASC Executive, culminating as President (2013–2014).
Reference: MPC 89087
Name: 
Glennhawley
Number: 
380480
Designation: 
2003 YW176
Disc. Date: 
2003-12-16
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea

Asteroid (332324) Bobmcdonald

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Bob MvcDonald
Bob McDonald (b.
Name: 
Bobmcdonald
Number: 
332324
Designation: 
2006 XN67
Disc. Date: 
2006-12-12
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea
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