Officers and Committees of the African Astronomical Society

AfAS Executive Committee

President Jamal Mimouni (Algeria)
Vice-President Lerothodi Leeuw (SA)
General Secretary Sarah Abotsi-Masters (Ghana)
Assistant General Secretary Charles Takalani (SA)
Public Relations and Education Officer Olayinka Fagbemiro (Nigeria)
Early Career Zara Randriamanakoto (Madagascar)
Additional Member #1 Palesa Nombula (SA)
Additional Member #2 Etsegenet Getachew (Ethiopia)

Committees

Outreach Committee

Chairperson Niruj Mohan Ramanujam (South Africa)
Member Jamal Mimouni (Algeria)
Member Sarah Abotsi-Masters (Ghana)
Member Olayinka Fagbemiro (Nigeria)
Member Etsegenet Getachew (Ethiopia)
Advisor Kevin Govender (South Africa)

 

Science committee

Chairperson David Buckley (South Africa)
Member Renée C. Kraan-Korteweg (South Africa)
Member Mirjana Pović (ESSTI, Ethiopia; IAA-CSIC, Spain)
Member Charles McGruder (USA)
Member Kurt van der Heyden (South Africa)
Member Naftali Kimani (Kenya)
Member Shazrene Mohamed (South Africa)
Member Bernard Duah Asabere (Ghana)
Member Lerothodi Leeuw (South Africa)
Member Somaya Saad (Egypt)
Early Career Committee Chair Zara Randriamanakoto (Madagascar)
GA2024 Science Committee representative (South Africa)
Advisor Kevin Govender (South Africa)
 

 

African Network of Women in Astronomy (AfNWA)

Chairperson Mirjana Pović
(ESSTI, Ethiopia; IAA-CSIC, Spain)
Member Vanessa McBride (Office of Astronomy for Development-IAU, South Africa)
Member Priscilla Muheki (Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda)
Member Carolina Ödman
(University of the Western Cape, South Africa)
Member Somaya Saad (National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics, Egypt)
Member Nana Ama Brown Klutse
(University of Ghana, Ghana)
 
 
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