The ALMA Board

The ALMA Board is the governing body of the ALMA Project and the primary forum for interactions among, and decisions of the Parties recognizing that ultimate approval authority remains with the Parties.

The Board consists of Members and Assessors who are appointed by the Parties and Chile pursuant to the ALMA Agreement. NSF and ESO shall each appoint four members, NINS shall appoint three members and Chile shall appoint one member to the Board. Additionally, ESO, NINS and NSF shall each appoint one assessor to the Board.

The ALMA Board meets twice a year. If you want to know the results of these meetings, you can access this link where you will find a summary of each meeting.

The members of the ALMA Board are, by region, the following:


 

North America

  • James di Francesco National Research Council Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics

    James di Francesco

    National Research Council Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics

  • Joe Pesce

    (Assessor)
    ALMA Program Manager, National Science Foundation

  • Karin Öberg

    Harvard University, Professor of astronomy

  • Richard Green

    (Party)
    Division Director in the Division of Astronomical Sciences (AST), National Science Foundation

  • Tony J. Beasley

    Tony J. Beasley

    National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Europe

  • Andreas Kaufer

    ESO Director of Operations

  • Linda Tacconi

    Linda Tacconi

    (vice-chair)
    Max-Planck-Institut für Extraterrestrische Physik, Garching

  • Rafael Bachiller

    Rafael Bachiller

    Observatorio Astronómico Nacional de España

  • Willy Benz

    ESO Council President, University of Bern

  • Xavier Barcons

    European Southern Observatory

Asia

  • Saku Tsuneta

    NAOJ Director General

  • Satoru Iguchi

    (Assessor)
    NAOJ Deputy Director

  • Toshikazu Onishi

    Toshikazu Onishi

    (chair)
    Osaka Prefecture University

  • You-Hua Chu

    Director of ASIAA, Taiwan

Chile

  • Luis Chavarria

    Luis Chavarría


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