Candidate Statements 2017

Candidate Statements for the RASC Board of Directors are at http://www.rasc.ca/candidate-statements-2017

A short summary follows:
Each year the Term of three Directors of the Board ends, and this year Randy BoddamCharles Ennis, and Colin Haig see their three-year terms come to an end. All three Directors are eligible to stand for re-election, and both Charles Ennis and Colin Haig have elected to do so.

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Asteroid (11458) Rosemarypike

Rosemary E. Pike (b. 1984) is a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Academia Sinica (Taiwan) who studies complex resonances in the Kuiper belt, particularly the stability of the 5:1 resonance with Neptune.

Ref: MPC 103978

Orbit Type: Main Belt

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Asteroid (22406) Garyboyle

Gary Boyle (b. 1957) is a Canadian amateur astronomer who leads club activities, runs outreach events, teaches a college course and writes a stargazing column.
Name suggested by R. and P. Jedicke.

MPC 103980

Orbit Type: Main Belt

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Asteroid (129982) Jeffseabrook

Jeff Seabrook (b. 1976) is part of the altimetry team developing the capability to generate topography and shape models from the OSIRIS-REx Laser Altimeter.
Prior to this, he was a graduate student who developed and deployed atmospheric ozone lidars, and part of the MET team on the Phoenix Mars Mission.

Ref: MPC 103982

Orbit Type: Main Belt

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Jeremy Heyl

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James DiFrancesco

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Stanley Yen

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Douglas Scott

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Stanley Greenspoon

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Asteroid (22426) Mikehanes

Michael Francis Hanes (b. 1959) was a pilot for Air Canada, an amateur astronomer
and telescope maker with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, London
Centre. Name suggested by R. and P. Jedicke.

Orbit Type: Main Belt

Ref: MPC 103968

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