Members of the Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society have an opportunity to serve on committees that keep the membership informed on the latest developments happening within the organization. In addition to the Executive Board, these volunteer work groups are available for appointment.
See a member of the Executive Board or click on the committee link below to e-mail the appropriate committee chair for more information.
The Audit Committee is responsible for tabulating member votes and reporting results to the delegates of the annual MAPS meeting.
Chairperson: Paul Krupinski
Chairperson: Wendy Ackerman
A MAPS member can nominate another member or herself/himself for an award by completing the Award Nomination Form and submitting the form to the MAPS Awards Committee Chair. After review by the MAPS Board, those nominees completing the requirements will be given the award at the Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society Annual Conference.
The Constitution Review Committee advises the President as to the constitutionality of policies, procedures, motions, and proposed amendments, plus periodically update the MAPS Constitution and By-Laws.
Chairperson: Steven LJ Russo
The Education Committee is the mainstay of our organization. Education is an overriding goal of all planetarium presentations.
Chairperson: Lee Ann Hennig
Duties of the Elections Committee are outlined in the By-Laws of the Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society.
Chairperson: Jason Archer
The Historian Archivist is responsible for:
a. Maintaining copies of all organization documents.
b. Developing a digital library/archive of paperwork/photos/etc.
c. Providing requested materials to the Web Site Committee for posting.
d. Providing occasional programs at annual conferences showcasing photos/materials from past conferences.
e. Working with membership to collect and retrieve materials for library/archive.
John T. Meader
The Program Committee facilitates upcoming conference events with the next conference host.
Chairperson: Kevin Williams
Publications Committee publishes and distributes the Constellation, the organization’s quarterly newsletter.
Chairperson: Kevin Conod