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Officers of the AAVSO, 1911-2013


Recorder

1911–1918   William T. Olcott (Assisted by Leon Campbell after 1915)

Note: from 1918 to 1925 this function was handled by the Recording Secretary and Corresponding Secretary

1925–1949   Leon Campbell

1949–1956   Margaret W. Mayall

 

Director

1956–1973   Margaret W. Mayall

1973–2003   Janet A. Mattei (d. 22 March 2004)

2003–2005   Elizabeth O. Waagen (Interim Director September 2003–February 2005)

2005–           Arne A. Henden

 

Corresponding Secretary

1911–1931   William T. Olcott

 

Recording Secretary

1918–1924   Howard O. Eaton (Assisted by Harvard College Observatory staff in most years)

1924–1925   Florence Cushman

 

Secretary

1931–1936   William Tyler Olcott (d. 6 July 1936; Charles W. Elmer filled Olcott's unexpired term)

1936–1937   Charles W. Elmer

1937–1945   David W. Rosebrugh

1945–1948   Herbert M. Harris

1948–1992   Clinton B. Ford (d. 23 September 1992)

1992–2005   Martha L. Hazen

2005–           Gary Walker

 

Treasurer

 

1917–1921   Allen Burbeck

1921–1929   Michael Jordan (d. 22 Dec. 1929; Willard J. Fisher filled Jordan's unexpired term)

1929–1931   Willard J. Fisher

1931–1961   Percy W. Witherell

1961–1973   Richard H. Davis (resigned mid–term)

1973–1979   R. Newton Mayall

1979–1998   Theodore H. N. Wales

1998–2001   Wayne M. Lowder

2001–2006   Louis Cohen

2006–2008   David A. Hurdis

2008–2012   Gary W. Billings

2012-2014   Tim Hager

 

 

President

 

1917–1918   David B. Pickering

1918–1919   Harold C. Bancroft, Jr.

1919–1922   Leon Campbell

1922–1924   Anne S. Young

1924–1926   J. Ernest G. Yalden

1926–1927   Charles C. Godfrey

1927–1929   David B. Pickering

1929–1931   Alice H. Farnsworth

1931–1933   Harriet W. Bigelow

1933–1935   Ernest W. Brown

1935–1937   Harlow Shapley

1937–1939   Charles W. Elmer

1939–1941   Helen S. Hogg

1941–1943   Dirk Brouwer

1943–1945   Roy A. Seely

1945–1947   Charles B. Smiley

1947–1948   Marjorie Williams

1948–1949   David W. Rosebrugh

1949–1951   Neil J. Heines

1951–1954   Martha S. Carpenter

1954–1956   Cyrus F. Fernald

1956–1958   Richard W. Hamilton

1958–1960   Ralph N. Buckstaff

1961–1963   Dorrit Hoffleit

1963–1965   George Diedrich

1965–1967   Edward G. Oravec

1967–1969   Frank J. DeKinder

1969–1971   Casper H. Hossfield

1971–1973   Charles M. Good

1973–1975   Charles E. Scovil

1975–1977   George L. Fortier

1977–1979   Marvin E. Baldwin

1979–1981   Carl A. Anderson

1981–1983   Arthur J. Stokes

1983–1985   Ernst H. Mayer

1985–1987   Thomas R. Williams

1987–1989   Keith H. Danskin

1989–1991   John R. Percy

1991–1992   Martha L. Hazen

1992–1993   Thomas R. Williams

1993–1995   Wayne M. Lowder

1995–1997   Albert V. Holm

1997–1999   Gary Walker

1999–2001   Lee Anne Willson

2001–2003   Daniel H. Kaiser

2003–2005   William G. Dillon

2005–2007   David B. Williams

2007–2009   Paula Szkody

2009–2011   Jaime Garcia

2011-2013   Mario E. Motta

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