Professional Service Activities

Professional Memberships:

International Astronomical Union
American Astronomical Society (And Solar Phys, High Energy Divisions)
Astronomical Society of the Pacific
American Institute of Physics
Chair: IAU Working Group on Active B Stars, 1994-1997
Member, Organizing Committee of IAU Variable Stars Commission #27, 1988-1997.
Member, Organizing Committee of IAU Radial Velocities Commission #30, 2000-present.

Local Community Service:

1999: Drafted report on the need for time-resolved spectroscopic facilities for the Dressler panel of NAS's "decadal study."

1996: Outreach to amateur photometrists in AAVSO. Involvement in long-term collaboration with professional astronomers.

1995: Participated in Astronomical Society of the Pacific's "Astro" meeting as session chair.

1994: Employed summer student and instructed her on data reduction/analysis techniques
(work resulted in two publications). Also participated in CSC's "EXPO".

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Last updated 23 July 2001