About us - committee

The AAA is run by a committee of volunteers appointed at our first Annual General Meeting, on 28 September 2017.

Our constitution was ratified at our first general meeting on 2 February 2017.

We are a member of the Federation of Astronomical Societies (FAS), the main supporting body for UK astronomy. Members can download the latest FAS newsletters from our Members' Area.

Committee members

Mike Kirkham

Mike Kirkham, Chair


Dr Richard Young

Dr Richard Young, Director & founder

Director & founder

Linda Harper

Marian Shaw, AAA Secretary

Committee Secretary

James Dale

James Dale, Treasurer/Membership


Brian Shepherd

Brian Shepherd, Resources

Deputy Chair/Resources

Mark Proctor

Mark Proctor, Webmaster/Social Media

Webmaster/Social Media

Joan Brame

Joan Brame, Membership Support

Membership Support

Judith Carr

Judith Carr, Committee Member

Committee Member

Committee meeting notes