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David J. Helfand

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.

05 Apr 2017

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.

22 Mar 2017

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...

13 Feb 2017
Christine Jones

After a thorough study of the Society's governance principles and processes, we are going to rewrite our Bylaws with input from you, our members.

04 Feb 2017
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This article highlights the major elements of the newly revised and expanded AAS Code of Ethics, which supersedes the older AAS Ethics Statement.

14 Nov 2016

Balloting for the next election of AAS Officers and Councilors opens in mid-December 2016 and closes at the end of January 2017. Here is the slate of candidates.

10 Nov 2016

Modifications to the AAS Bylaws were approved by the AAS Executive Committee in October 2015, and are presented here for member review.

07 Apr 2016

The AAS Ethics Task Force was charged with revising the AAS Code of Ethics in October 2015. A draft is ready and we need your input.

08 Mar 2016

The AAS Council established a Task Force on Society Governance at the 2016 winter meeting. That task force will hold its first meeting 10-11 March and will be accepting feedback from AAS members and non-members.

07 Mar 2016

Voting in the AAS election of officers and councilors for terms beginning in 2016 closed on 31 January, and the ballots have been counted. The envelopes, please...

03 Feb 2016

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