Executive Committee

The Executive Committee consists of the President of the Union, the President-Elect, six Vice-Presidents , the General Secretary, and the Assistant General Secretary elected by the General Assembly on the proposal of the Special Nominating Committee (SNC) . The Executive Committee is seconded by two Advisors , namely the past President and the past General Secretary.

The Officers of the Union are the President, the President-Elect, the General Secretary, and the Assistant General Secretary. They decide short-term policy issues within the general policies of the Union as decided by the General Assembly and interpreted by the Executive Committee.

Officers

President:

Silvia Torres-Peimbert

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

Phone: +52 55 5622 3945
Fax: +52 55 5622 3945
Email: silviaastrounammx
Personal website: http://www.astroscu.unam.mx/IA/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=463&Itemid=88&lang=es
Organization website: http://www.astroscu.unam.mx

Last updated:
August 15, 2015

President Elect:

Ewine F. van Dishoeck

Leiden University
Leiden Obsevatory
PO Box 9513
2300 RA Leiden
Netherlands

Phone: +31 71 527 58 14
Fax: +31 71 527 58 19
Email: ewinestrwleidenunivnl
Organization website: http://www.leidenuniv.nl/

Last updated:
August 25, 2015

General Secretary:

Piero Benvenuti

University of Padua
Department of Physics and Astronomy "G. Galilei"
Vicolo dell'Osservatorio, 3
35122 PADOVA
Italy

Phone: +39 3280117563
Email: pierobenvenutiunipdit
Personal website: http://www.astro.unipd.it/benvenuti
Organization website: http://www.astro.unipd.it/

Last updated:
August 15, 2015

Assistant General Secretary:

Maria T.V.T. Lago

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

Phone: +351 226 089 833
Fax: +351 226 089 83
Email 1: mtlagoastrouppt
Email 2: mtlagofcuppt
Organization website: http://www.astro.up.pt/

Last updated:
August 25, 2015

Vice-Presidents

Vice-President:

Debra M. Elmegreen

Vassar College
Physics-Astronomy Dept
124 Raymond Avenue
VC Box 278
Poughkeepsie NY 12604-0278
United States

Phone: +1 845 437 7356
Fax: +1 845 437 5995
Email: elmegreenvassaredu
Personal website: http://faculty.vassar.edu/elmegree/
Organization website: http://physicsandastronomy.vassar.edu/bios/elmegreen.html

Last updated:
August 15, 2015

Vice-President:

Ajit K. Kembhavi

Inter-University Centre for Astron and Astrophy
IUCAA
Post Bag 4 Ganeshkhind
Pune Univ Campus
Pune 411 007
India

Phone: +91 20 2560 4100
Fax: +91 20 2560 4699
Email: akkiucaaernetin
Organization website: http://www.iucaa.ernet.in/

Last updated:
August 15, 2015

Vice-President:

Renée C. Kraan-Korteweg

University Cape Town
Astronomy Dept
Private Bag X3
7701 Rondebosch
South Africa

Phone: +27 21 650 5829
Fax: +27 21 650 4547
Email: kraanastuctacza
Organization website: http://www.uct.ac.za/

Last updated:
August 15, 2015

Vice-President:

Xiaowei LIU

Peking University
Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Yi He Yuan Lu 5
Haidian District
Beijing 100871
China Nanjing

Phone: +86 010 62755090
Fax: +86 010 62767900
Email 1: xliupkueducn
Email 2: liuxwbacpkueducn
Organization website: http://kiaa.pku.edu.cn

Last updated:
August 15, 2015

Vice-President:

Dina K. Prialnik

Tel Aviv University
Dept Geophys & Planetary Science
Ramat Aviv
PO Box 39040
Tel Aviv 69978
Israel

Phone: +972 3 640 8223
Fax: +972 3 640 7174
Email: dinaplanettauacil
Organization website: http://www.tau.ac.il/

Last updated:
August 15, 2015

Vice-President:

Boris M. Shustov

Institute of Astronomy RAS
Pyatnitskaya str. 48
119017 Moscow
Russian Federation

Phone: +7 495 951 5461
Fax: +7 495 951 5557
Email 1: bshustovinasanru
Email 2: bshustovmailru
Organization website: http://www.inasan.ru/eng/index.html

Last updated:
August 15, 2015

Advisors

Advisor:

Norio KAIFU

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
NAOJ
Director's Office
2-21-1 Osawa
Mitaka-shi
Tokyo 181-8588
Japan

Phone: +81 42 675 5150
Fax: +81 42 675 4967
Email 1: noriokaifunaoacjp
Email 2: Kaifunorioaolcom
Organization website: http://www.nao.ac.jp

Last updated:
August 15, 2015

Advisor:

Thierry Montmerle

Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris
98-bis bd Arago
75014 Paris
France

Phone: +33 1 43 25 83 58
Fax: +33 1 43 25 26 16
Email: montmerleiapfr
Organization website: http://www.iap.fr

Last updated:
August 15, 2015

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