The NOAO Gemini Science Center normally meets annually with its community-based advisory council, the US Gemini Science Advisory Committee (US Gemini SAC), to discuss the US perspective on all matters that bear on the scientific quality and productivity of the Gemini telescopes. Members of the US Gemini Science Advisory Committee are appointed by NOAO. The current membership for the US Gemini SAC is listed below.
The Gemini Science Committee meets once, or sometimes twice, a year. It is responsible for advising the Gemini Observatory Management on Science Requirements. Members of the Gemini Science Committee are appointed by the Gemini Observatory. The current US members of this committee are:
The Gemini Observatory is overseen by the Gemini Board of Directors, with representatives from each of the Gemini Partner Countries. The US Members of the Gemini Board are appointed by the National Science Foundation. Currently, the US Board members are:
The Operations Working Group advises the Gemini Director on the use and scheduling of the Gemini Telescopes, and on matters related to the support of users and to the interface between the national communities and the Observatory. Each partner country office has a representative on this committee. The US member is:
The OC provides oversight and advocacy for the management of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO).
The AOC-G provides oversight and advocacy for the management of the Gemini Observatory.