Sep 20

NOIRLab Management Oversight Council (NMOC)

Council Charter (pdf)

The NMOC and each of its members are trustees and advocates to the AURA Board for the mission of NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory. The NMOC provides stewardship and management oversight of NSF’s NOIRLab and gives support and advice to AURA on important policy and management matters.

Roberto Abraham

University of Toronto

Rebecca Bernstein

Carnegie Observatories
Giant Magellan Telescope Organization

Michael Blanton (Appointed)

New York University

Anita Cochran

Astronomy/McDonald Observatory
University of Texas at Austin

Greg Frazier

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Cesar Fuentes

Departamento de Astronomia
Universidad de Chile

Patricia McBride

Particle Physics Division
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Matt Mountain (ex officio)


Jim Oschmann


David Reitze (Chair)

LIGO Laboratory
California Institute of Technology

Natalie Roe (Vice-Chair)

Physics Division
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

John Troeltzsch

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation