History: Established March, 1982 with the Chrétien Trust.
Members: Six members appointed by Council for staggered terms.
Term: Three years, Jan. - Dec.; an individual may be reappointed once.
Chair: Appointed annually by Council, the Chair is one of the two senior committee members, individuals in the last year of their term on the Committee.
Charge: Evaluates nominations and chooses annual recipients of Chrétien International Research Grants. The Chrétien award is made annually by the AAS in compliance with the requirements of the Henri Chrétien Trust to honor the memory of Professor Henri Chrétien. The awards are made on the basis of merit and promise, normally to young observational astronomers for projects involving international cooperation or travel.
- Alice C. Quillen, Chair (Jan 2014 - Dec 2017)
Univ. of Rochester
Dept. Physics and Astronomy
500 Wilson Blvd
Rochester, NY 14627 United States
- Thomas R. Ayres (Jan 2014 - Dec 2017)
- Casey M. Lisse (Jan 2014 - Dec 2017)
- Sera Markoff (Jan 2015 - Dec 2018)
- Guy Worthey (Jan 2015 - Dec 2018)