Observatory Council (OC)

The OC provides oversight and advocacy for the management of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO).

Dr. Michael Bolte (Chair)

Astronomy and Astrophysics

University of California - Santa Cruz

Dr. Roc Cutri

Infrared Processing and Analysis Center

California Institute of Technology

Dr. Megan Donahue

Physics and Astronomy

Michigan State University

Dr. Anthony Gonzalez

Department of Astronomy

University of Florida

Dr. Suzanne Hawley

Department of Astronomy

University of Washington

Dr. Todd Henry

Physics and Astronomy

Georgia State University

Dr. Paulina Lira Teillery (Appointed)

Departamento de Astronomia

Universidad de Chile

Dr. Michael Margulis (Vice Chair)

Advance Technology Center

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Matt Mountain (ex officio)


Dr. Robert Pennington

Pennington Consulting

Dr. Natalie Roe

Physics Division

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory