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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 (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

Asteroid (241528) Tubman

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Harriet Tubman (c. 1822-1913) was a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. After escaping from slavery herself in Maryland, she escorted more than 300 slaves to freedom in Canada, despite numerous risks to her own life. 
Reference: MPC 89086

 

Name: 
Tubman
Number: 
241528
Designation: 
2010 CA10
Disc. Date: 
2010-02-08
Disc. Place: 
WISE

Asteroid (9281) Weryk

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Robert J. Weryk (b. 1981) is a researcher at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, who has performed fundamental work on radar and optical measurements of meteors.
Name: 
Weryk
Number: 
9281
Designation: 
1981 EJ15
Disc. Date: 
1981-03-01
Discoverer: 
Bus, S.J.
Disc. Place: 
Siding Spring

Asteroid (9279) Seager

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Sara Seager
Sara Seager (b. 1971) is a professor of physics and planetary science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Name: 
Seager
Number: 
9279
Designation: 
1981 EY12
Disc. Date: 
1981-03-01
Discoverer: 
Bus, S.J.
Disc. Place: 
Siding Spring

Asteroid (8996) Waynedwards

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Wayne N. Edwards (b. 1977) is a research scientist with the Canadian Hazards Information Service. An expert on seismic and atmospheric infrasound analysis of bolides, he helped analyze the flux and energy of the Chelyabinsk airburst.
Reference: MPC 89077
Name: 
Waynedwards
Number: 
8996
Designation: 
1981 EC10
Disc. Date: 
1981-03-01
Discoverer: 
Bus, S.J.
Disc. Place: 
Siding Spring

GA 2014

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2014 - Victoria

June 26-29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year: 
2014
Host(s): 
Victoria
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