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 OIR Lab and gives support and advice to AURA on important policy and management matters.

Rebecca Bernstein

Carnegie Observatories
Giant Magellan Telescope Organization

Michael Blanton (Appointed)

New York University

Anita Cochran

Astronomy/McDonald Observatory
University of Texas at Austin

Laura Ferrarese

National Research Council

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)


David Reitze (Vice-Chair)

LIGO Laboratory
California Institute of Technology

Natalie Roe (Chair)

Physics Division
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Margaret (Peg) Stanley (Appointed)


John Troeltzsch

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation