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Section Leaders

Current Section Leaders and Advisors

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  • Eclipsing Binary: Gerard Samolyk
  • Cataclysmic Variables: Shawn Dvorak 
  • Long Period Variable: Richard Roberts
         Co-leader: Frank Schorr
         Science Advisors: Dr. John Percy, Dr. Lee Anne Willson
  • Solar: Rodney H. Howe
         Co-leader: Kim Hay
  • Short Period Pulsator: Gerard Samolyk
         Co-leaders: Eric Hintz, Melanie Crowson
         Science Advisors: Dr. Horace Smith, Dr. Doug Welch
  • Young Stellar Objects: Michael Poxon
         Science Advisor: William Herbst
  • Exoplanets: Dr. Dennis Conti
  • Bright Star Monitor Section: Dr. David Cowall
         Co-leader: Ken Menzies
         Science Advisor: Arne Henden
  • Spectroscopy: Ryan Maderak
         Science Advisors: Dr. Stella Kafka, Dr. Ulisse Munari  
  • Journal of the AAVSO Editor: Dr. Nancy Morrison
  • Charts and Sequences: Tom Bretl

Past AAVSO Officers and Section Leaders

Please click here for historical information on past AAVSO Officers, Council Members, Committee Chairs, and Section Leaders.

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