RAC Officers, Staff, and Committee Heads
The Raleigh Astronomy Club (RAC) is a North Carolina 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation based in Raleigh, NC, USA. The organization has a number of officers and committee heads to help facilitate the club’s mission. All positions are completely voluntary and members serve in these positions for the benefit of the club and the public with no compensation.
The officers serve as the board of directors for the Raleigh Astronomy Club and are elected for annual term every June. The officers for 2019-2020 are:
Co-chair (Executive Officer): Mike Keefe
- Co-chair (Executive Officer): Ann Murphy
- Co-chair (Executive Officer): Steven Blake
- Secretary: Phyllis Lang
- Treasurer: Steve Izzo
The special interest groups are focused on a particular aspect of amateur astronomy and meet separately from the main body of the club.
- Imaging/Astrophotography Leader: Chris Cole
Certain activities are managed by committees of volunteers and the officers will appoint a person to head that committee.
Web Master: Barton Meeks
Web Content Manager: Mark Gibson
Public Information: Doug Lively
Social Media Director: Ana Vail
Astronomical League Coordinator: Doug Lively
Loaner Telescope Committee Head: Ramiro Rodriguez / Andy Grant
Public Observing/Outreach Committee Head: Matt Lochansky