GLPA Executive Committee

Management of GLPA is vested in the Executive Committee consisting of the 6 officers (President, President-Elect, Past-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and International Planetarium Society Representative) and 6 chairs of the standing committees (Membership, Development, Publications, Education, Technology, and Conference Planning). The officers are elected every other year at the annual meeting, and start their term on the following Vernal Equinox. The Chairs of the Standing Committees are appointed by the President.

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Dayle Brown
6109 Tamerlane Drive
South Bend, IN  46614
(574) 217-8557
Garry Beckstrom
Geoff Holt
Madison Metro School District Planetarium
201 South Gammon Road
Madison, WI  53717-1499
(608) 663-6102


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Garry Beckstrom
Beckstrom Observatory LLC
1717 Montclair Avenue
Flint, MI  48503
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Daniel Tell
Morrison Planetarium
California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Drive
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA  94118
(415) 379-5257
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Cheri Adams
420 Hadley Avenue
Oakwood, OH  45419
(937) 643-1005
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I.P.S. Representative
Mike Smail
Adler Planetarium
1300 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 294-0365
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Membership Chair
Paulette Epstein
Michigan Science Center
5020 John R Street
Detroit, MI  48202
(313) 577-8400, Ext. 435
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Publications Chair
Bart Benjamin
302 Mission Court
Bloomingdale, IL  60108
(630) 539-5801 
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Education Chair
Susan C. Batson
719 Orchard Avenue
Avalon, PA  15202
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Conference Planning Chair
Gary Tomlinson
5075 N. Division
Comstock Park, MI  49321
(616) 784-9518
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Development Chair
Dave Leake
William M. Staerkel Planetarium
Parkland College
2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL  61821
(217) 351-2567
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Technology Chair
Dayna Thompson
Charles W. Brown Planetarium
Ball State University
2000 W. Riverside Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306
(765) 285-8963
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Proceedings Editor
Dale W. Smith
Physics & Astronomy Dept.
Bowling Green State Univ.
Bowling Green, OH  43403
(419) 372-8666