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IVS Organization: Directing Board


The Directing Board determines policies, standards, and goals. The Board is composed of elected, appointed, and ex officio members.

Position Term Name Affiliation Country
IAG Representative ex officio Oleg Titov Geoscience Australia Australia
IAU Representative ex officio Patrick Charlot Bordeaux Observatory France
IERS Representative ex officio Rüdiger Haas Onsala Space Observatory, Chalmers University of Technology Sweden
Coordinating Center Director ex officio Dirk Behrend NVI, Inc./Goddard Space Flight Center USA
Analysis Coordinator permanent John Gipson NVI, Inc./Goddard Space Flight Center USA
Technology Coordinator permanent Gino Tuccari INAF/IRA Italy
Network Coordinator permanent Ed Himwich NVI, Inc./Goddard Space Flight Center USA
Networks Representative Feb 2015 to Feb 2019 Torben Schüler Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie Germany
Networks Representative Feb 2017 to Feb 2021 Francisco Colomer Instituto Geográfico Nacional Spain
Correlators and Operation Centers Representative Feb 2015 to Feb 2019 David Hall U.S. Naval Observatory USA
Analysis and Data Centers Representative Feb 2015 to Feb 2019 Arthur Niell Haystack Observatory USA
Analysis and Data Centers Representative, Chair Feb 2017 to Feb 2021 Axel Nothnagel Institut für Geodäsie und Geoinformation der Universität Bonn Germany
Technology Development Centers Representative Feb 2017 to Feb 2021 Thomas Hobiger Onsala Space Observatory, Chalmers University of Technology Sweden
At Large Member Feb 2017 to Feb 2019 Evgeny Nosov Institute of Applied Astronomy RAS Russia
At Large Member Feb 2017 to Feb 2019 Takahiro Wakasugi Geospatial Information Authority of Japan Japan
At Large Member Feb 2017 to Feb 2019 Guangli Wang Shanghai Astronomical Observatory China

 

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