The Association’s general affairs are managed by a Board that shall determine and act on all matters of policy. The Board meets at least twice annually. It consists of eight members of the ACURA Institutional Council elected by Council members for 3-year renewable terms.

The Executive Director of ACURA, the Chair of the Institutional Council, the President of the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA), the General Manager of NRC Herzberg and the Chairs of Scientific Advisory Committees are all ex-officio, non-voting members of the Board.

The voting Members of the Board are:

Members Institution Term expires
Dec 31
Stefi Baum Stefi Baum  University of Manitoba 2018
Vivek GoelVivek Goel University of Toronto 2021
Matt DobbsMatt Dobbs McGill University 2019
Erasmus OkineErasmus Okine University of Lethbridge 2019
Robert ThompsonRobert Thompson* University of Calgary 2021
Sarah GallagherSarah Gallagher Western University 2020
Kim VennKim Venn University of Victoria 2020

(*) Board Chair
(**) Board Vice-Chair

Ex-officio, non-voting members:

Executive Director Don Brooks 2019
NRC NSI General Manager Greg Fahlman 2019
CASCA President Robert Thacker 2019
AACS Chair Bryan Gaensler 2019
Secretary Danica Kell 2019
Treasurer Pierre Bastien 2019
Chair, Institutional Council Gilles Joncas 2019
LRPIC John Hutchings 2019
CATAC Chair Michael L. Balogh 2019
Past Chair Stefi Baum 2019
November, 2018