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The Office of Management and Budget has a job opening for a program examiner that will cover NASA, among other duties. The job announcement number is OMB-09-53-SR-DE. From the job listing, the "Major Duties" are:

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

ADDITION - AAS Electronic Announcement #199 - August 2009

NASA KECK TELESCOPE CALL FOR PROPOSALS

23 Oct 2012

AAS Electronic Announcement #199 - August 2009
Mailed 11 August 2009

CONTENTS:

1. 2010 ONLINE RENEWALS BEGIN SEPTEMBER 2009

2. REMINDER FOR AAS PRIZE NOMINATIONS

3. NEW MEMBER BENEFIT FOR JUNIOR & SPS MEMBERS

4. DC PRELIMINARY MEETING INFORMATION IS NOW ONLINE

5. DC MEETING REGISTRATION

6. WASHINGTON DC PRESENTERS SHOULD VERIFY MEMBER STATUS NOW

7. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO SORT ABSTRACTS FOR THE DC MEETING

8. SUBMILLIMETER ARRAY CALL FOR PROPOSALS

9. CALL TO JOIN OR FORM LSST COLLABORATION

23 Oct 2012

AAS Electronic Announcement #198 - July 2009

Mailed on 10 July 2009

CONTENTS:

1. AAS COUNCIL SEEKS INPUT ON ETHICS STATEMENT

2. 2010 MEMBERSHIP ONLINE RENEWALS STARTING IN SEPTEMBER

3. AAS MEMBERSHIP CALENDAR

4. STILL TIME TO NOMINATE FOR CHAMBLISS AMATEUR ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AND WRITING AWARDS

5. NSF DIRECTOR AND DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF ASTRONOMICAL SCIENCES

6. NSF MPS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR SEARCH COMMITTEE SELECTED

7. NOAO SURVEY PROGRAM LETTERS OF INTENT DUE 31 JULY 2009

23 Oct 2012

AAS Council Seeks Input On Ethics Statement

23 Oct 2012 - Governance

The draft ethics statement is below. This statement is also on the forums as well. Please go to the forums to login and comment on the draft. Once comments have been approved by the moderator they will appear online for everyone to read.

AAS Forums: http://forums.aas.org/

AAS Statement On Professional Ethics

Draft adopted June 7, 2009

23 Oct 2012 - Governance

Informational Email 2009-13

This email is being sent as a service to NSF.

NSF Extends Deadline for Application for Director, Division of Astronomical Sciences

The NSF had informed the AAS that the deadline for applications for director of the Division of Astronomical Sciences has been extended to 30 June 2009. Full information and the position is available through the AAS Job Register and the NSF homepage.

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23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

AAS Electronic Announcement #197 - June 2009

Mailed on 10 June 2009

CONTENTS:

1. TSA RULE CHANGE AFFECTS ALL AIRLINE RESERVATIONS

2. LOCAL CONGRESSIONAL VISITS IN AUGUST

3. JOHN BAHCALL PUBLIC POLICY FELLOWSHIP

4. OPTING OUT OF AAS PUBLICATIONS
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1. TSA RULE CHANGE AFFECTS ALL AIRLINE RESERVATIONS

23 Oct 2012

Informational Email 15 - NASA/NSF Budget
Marcos Huerta
John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow
blog.aas.org

NASA and NSF released their FY 2010 Budget requests over the last few weeks. While the top line numbers are unchanged, the detailed budget requests have full details at the division and program level. Astronomy sees gains at NSF AST, as part of the overall NSF budget growth, and flat or decreasing numbers at NASA Science.

NASA FY 2010 Budget Request

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

Decadal Update 7

The following is sent to the AAS membership as a service to the National Academy of Sciences Astro2010 Decadal Survey Committee.

Below is the text of the May 22 "Chair's Bulletin" message from Roger Blandford.

23 Oct 2012 - Public Policy

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