The ACURA By-Laws provide as follows:
Membership in the Corporation shall be open and limited to Canadian universities which are degree-granting members of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada having a commitment to astronomical research and interested in furthering and assisting in the achievements of the objects of the Corporation.
There shall be a body of Member Representatives, to be known as the “Institutional Council”, which shall constitute a forum for the annual review of the activities of the Corporation, for policy direction, for policy approval and for other issues that the Member Representatives consider worthy of consideration.
Each Member Institution shall designate its Member Representative from among its senior administrative officers or its astronomical staff. Each Member Representative so appointed shall serve for a term of three (3) years. There is no limitation on the number of consecutive terms that a Member Representative may serve on the Institutional Council.
Member Representatives on the ACURA Institutional Council[table “” not found /]
Ex-officio, non-voting:[table “” not found /]
(*) Board of Management Member
(**) Institutional Council Chair
(‡) Board Chair
(+) Board Vice-Chair
(†) Nominating Committee member
(††) Nominating Committee Chair