1st Vice President
International Relations &
International Economics, MA; MBA
2nd Vice President
Computer Science Ph.D.
Certified Public Accountant
Physics Ph.D -
Class of 2024
Class of 2025
Class of 2026
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Executive Committee: Acts as a sounding board for the ED and steering committee for the full Board; Ensures confidential handling of personnel matters; Handles emergency items between board meetings; ED Performance Plan development and assessment; Develop and document organization governance plan; Maintain and update Board “Policy and Procedures Manual”.
Finance Committee: Develop annual budget with ED for Board approval; Oversee budget and all AAVSO finances; Assess and present organization financial status information to Board and members.
Investment Committee: Oversee the management of the AAVSO endowment and Recommend AAVSO’s endowment investment manager.
Fundraising Committee: Assist in the development of specific initiatives.
Diversity Committee: The Diversity Committee’s goal is to increase the diversity of AAVSO's membership to reflect modern society. The committee will recommend programs and marketing initiatives to accomplish this goal, and track AAVSO's progress.
Nominating Committee – this is a Bylaw defined committee composed of non-Board members who identify and recommend AAVSO members to run for election to the Board. The committee is appointed by the Board President.
Marketing Committee: Develop the marketing plan and marketing material for AAVSO. Determine what works. As appropriate, bring in consultants to perform specific work (e.g., writers, media consultants etc). Coordinate and actively work with the fundraising committee and the Diversity committees as appropriate.
Observing Section Leadership Team: Members are section leaders and AAVSO staff. Observing section leaders meet monthly with staff to share ideas and experiences and to create a consistent way to communicate with section members through our section’s activities.
Past AAVSO Officers and Section Leaders
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