By an overwhelming majority, AAS members voted to accept the Council's recommendation to adopt the new governance documents.
The AAS Council has adopted new governance documents, subject to approval by the members of the Society. If you have yet to cast your vote, now is the time! Deadline: Monday, 31 July.
If you want to cast your ballot for the AAS Council-adopted new Articles of Incorporation and new Bylaws, but aren’t sure how, we have a video for you!
Christine Jones reviews some of the key developments related to diversity and governance since her term as AAS President began.
The AAS Council thanks Jack Burns, Kelly Holley-Bockelmann, Buell Jannuzi, Stephen Unwin, and Meg Urry for their dedicated service to the Society over the last few years.
After a successful Council meeting and New AAS Governance Model Town Hall at the 230th AAS meeting in Austin, it’s now time to make your voice heard.
Friday, 12 May, is the deadline for member comments on the Society’s proposed new Articles of Incorporation (to replace the current Constitution) and Bylaws.
As David Helfand explains, we plan to overhaul our governance model for the first time in more than half a century. We invite your feedback on our proposal by Friday, 12 May.
At its January 2017 meeting, the AAS Council unanimously passed a new resolution endorsing recent reports on light pollution and calling on all AAS members to advocate for dark skies in their own communities.
Voting in the AAS election of officers and councilors for terms beginning in 2017 closed on 1 February, and the ballots have been counted. The envelopes, please...