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Meteoritical Society Leadership

The Meteoritical Society is governed by an elected Council of Officers and Councilors chosen from its 1000 members in 52 nations; it does not maintain a headquarters or staff. The Society's activities are administered through Committees that report to the Council.

Officers and Council

The Society's elected Officers and Councilors

Editorial Personnel

The editors of the Society's publications and website

Leonard Medal Committee

Nominates candidates for the Leonard Medal, Nier Prize, and election of Fellows

Barringer Award Committee

Annual award for outstanding work in the field of impact cratering

Publications Committee

Oversight for the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science

Joint Publications Committee

Oversight for the journal Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

Endowment Committee

Members serve as the trustees for the Society's investment fund

Audit Committee

Produces an audit of the Treasurer's annual report for each fiscal year

Nomenclature Committee

Guidelines for naming meteorites; publication of Meteoritical Bulletin

Pellas - Ryder Award Committee

Selection of candidates for the Pellas-Ryder Award

Nominating Committee

Nomination of the Society's Officers and Councilors

Membership Committee

Recruit and retain members; nominate Service Award recipients

McKay Award Committee

Nominates candidate for best student presentation at annual meeting

Jessberger Award Committee

Nominates outstanding mid-career female isotope geochemists for the Jessberger Award