The BAS elects it’s first governing council !
The governing body shall number 11 members and following are their names
- Hemant Hariyani
- Pavan Keshavamurthy
- Naveen L Nanjundappa
- Abhay Nayak
- Harshad Joglekar
- Amar Sharma
- Satya Kumar
- Atul B V
- Vinay P R
- Vasudeva K A
- Rakesh Nath
Of the above, #9, #10 and #11 shall be ex-officio members of the board and shall not hold any specific offices.
These apart, The following members have been chosen as event coordinators.
- Coordinator for ATM & groupware – Satya Kumar
- Coordinator for Meetups, Astro tours and treks – Pavan Keshavamurthy
- Coordinator for “Astronomy @ Schools” and Outreach – Atul B V
- Coordinator for observation sessions and star parties – Amar Sharma
The following members were elected as office bearers
- Hemant Hariyani – President
- Naveen L Nanjundappa – Vice president
- Pavan Keshavamurthy – Secreatary
- Harshad Joglekar – Joint Secreatary
- Abhay Nayak – Treasurer
The Bangalore Astronomical Society, is henceforth submitting its credentials with the above named as office bearers – to the Registrar Of Societies.
The society wishes to offer a special word of grattitude to Ravindra D P – who was instrumental in setting up the BAS , but is unable to take part in the groups activities due to professional causes.