Annie Maunder & Patrick Moore Medals Committee

Committee 2019

Prof Becky Parker (Chair of Education and Outreach Committee)
Mr Charlie Barclay (‘A’ VP)
‘A’ Secretary
Dr Alex Brown, ESERO
Dr Stuart Clark, Journalist and Author
Mr Paul Denton, BGS
Dr Marek Kukula, Public Astronomer, ROG
Dr Helen Mason, Cambridge

Membership

The Committee will consist of a Chair appointed by Council (normally the chair of the Education & Outreach Committee), five members, plus a 1st Year Vice-President, and an RAS Secretary. All Committee members will be RAS Fellows. Committee memberships are normally made on the recommendation of the Committee Chairs.

Terms of Reference

The committee assesses the nominations for the education and outreach medals and presents their recommendations to the December Council Meeting.  The winners are announced at the January A&G Meeting.

Operation

Committee members are agreed at the RAS March Council Meeting, and meet once a year.

Term of Appointment

Normally members will serve on the Committees for three years with one third retiring each year at the time of the AGM, but Council will review the balance of the Committees each year.