Proposed Amendment to By-Laws: Add Memorial Committee

To all MAPS members,

The Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society wishes to add a “Memorial Committee” to its list of Standing Committees. The Memorial Committee will recognize when someone passes away.

If approved by the membership, this committee will be added to the list of Standing Committees in our By-Laws under Article IV Section 1. As a MAPS member, you are being asked to vote for this change to our By-laws. Continue reading

MAPS 2019 Officer Elections – Results

Hello everyone,

As you are aware, we held our election in January for the positions of president-elect, secretary, and treasurer. We had great candidates and I would like to thank everyone who ran. I’d also like to thank the Elections Committee, Web Committee, and Audit Committee for soliciting candidates and running the election.

I am happy to report the results as follows:

President-elect: Brian Koehler

Secretary: Amie Gallagher (re-elected)

Treasurer: Talia Sepersky (re-elected)

Congratulations to Brian, Amie, and Talia! Their terms will start at our business meeting at June’s SEPA/MAPS conference.

Kevin Williams
MAPS President

MAPS 2018 Board of Directors Elections – Results

Congratulations to Lee Ann Hennig and Paul Krupinski who will be continuing their service and to Patty Seaton who will be returning to the Executive Board.  These new terms start at the business meeting during our MAPS 2018 conference.  I’d like to thank all of our members who ran and everyone who cast a vote.

-Kevin Williams President, 2018 Spring Constellation Newsletter

MAPS 2018 Board of Directors Elections

As a member of the Middle Atlantic Planetarium Society, you have the privilege to vote for colleagues who will serve as your representatives on the MAPS Board. This year we have many wonderful candidates to choose from that will take three seats that are available.

MAPS members – check your inbox for your online voting invitation. All votes must be submitted by January 31, 2018. We thank you for your participation in this election and in MAPS overall.

Review the candidates’ bios in the table below. Continue reading

SPECIAL EXTENSION: Call for Nominations for MAPS Board Positions (2018-2020)


The call for nominations for the position of Executive Board member (3 available positions) has been EXTENDED to December 8, 2017. (Bios will need to be submitted by Dec. 29). If you are interested in serving MAPS, this is a perfect opportunity to do so. As a member of the Executive Board, you will participate in the discussions of the business of MAPS, learning more about how the organization works and making positive changes!
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MAPS 2017 Officer Elections – Results

Congratulations to the new officers coming on board to MAPS. President-Elect April Whitt, Secretary Amie Gallagher and Treasurer Talia Sepersky are excited to start in their new positions and will be looking forward to your support as members. Thanks also to all the other candidates that ran. It is great to have a strong slate of people running for office.

-Jerry Vinski, President, 2017 Spring Constellation Newsletter
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