Council

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Members of the Council having lunch before a Council Meeting

SHA Council

The Society for the History of Astronomy is governed and managed by a Council comprising  annually elected, occasionally co-opted, and appointed officers, who are listed below.

Council members with email addresses have their names highlighted as a clickable email link.

For general enquiries about the SHA please email the General Secretary in the first instance.

SHA Council & Officers

Honorary Council Members

Hon President Dr Allan Chapman, Wadham College, Oxford

Hon Vice-President Dr Michael Hoskin

Hon Vice-President Sir Arnold Wolfendale, FRS

Elected Officers

Chairman  Bob Bower

General Secretary Laura Carroll

Treasurer  Dr Geoff A. King

Membership Secretary  Gerard Gilligan

Council Members

SHA Survey Co-ordinator Kevin Johnson

Librarian  James Dawson

Publicity Secretary Mike Leggett

Editors, SHA Bulletin   Len Adam and Carolyn Kennett

Editor, SHA e-News  David Sellers

Online Editor John W. Chuter

Co-opted Officers

Archivist  Mark Hurn

Editor, The Antiquarian Astronomer Ian Ridpath

Assistant Librarian Carolyn Bedwell

Meetings Secretary Dennis Osborne

Historical Records Officer Anthony Kinder

Downloadable expense forms

Expenses form policy (Word)

Expenses form (Excel)

Dropbox SHA Documents