The HEASARC User's Group, HUG, has as its prime directive to "evaluate and monitor the performance of the HEASARC."
Other terms of reference and organization are as follows:
* Solicit input on the operation of the HEASARC from the astronomical community.
* Recommend guidelines for community access to the HEASARC.
* Provide help and information to the HEASARC on a wide range of disciplines relevant to its activities.
* Encourage interaction and coordination with other SARCs, both within and outside NASA.
* Review an annual report on the HEASARC activities and progress.
The HUG meets regularly and reports to the Chief of the NASA Astrophysics Science Operations Branch, Guenter Riegler, and to the HEASARC director, N.E. White. While the committee has been chosen to represent a range of users, institutions, and viewpoints, it cannot be complete. The HUG requests that HEASARC users in the community contact the members with comments, compliments, suggestions, and criticisms.
Send e-mail to the Heasarc User's Group at email@example.com.
Current members of the HUG
John A. Nousek, Chairperson firstname.lastname@example.org Martin Elvis email@example.com Kevin Hurley firstname.lastname@example.org Chryssa Kouveliotou email@example.com Jeffrey Linsky firstname.lastname@example.org Kirk Borne email@example.com Jonathan McDowell firstname.lastname@example.org Frits Paerels email@example.com Ronald Remillard firstname.lastname@example.org Allyn F. Tennant email@example.com Ray White firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous HUG members are David Helfand, Tom Ayres, Carol Lonsdale, Jill Bechtold, Mike Garcia, Richard Rothschild and James Webb, and Knox Long.
Updates of this information can be obtained from the HUG WWW page.
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