Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 09:38:22 -0400
Subject: DPS Mailing #02-33: ELECTION RESULTS; MTG NEWS

Greetings DPS colleagues -

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       |1) DPS ELECTION RESULTS                                 |
       |2) BIRMINGHAM MEETING UPDATES                            |
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DPS ELECTIONS RESULTS

The DPS election balloting ended Friday, September 13.  474 valid
ballots were cast, 322 received by email, 143 by regular
mail, and 6 by fax.  Sincerest thanks to all the candidates
for their willingness to serve DPS. Congratulations to

Vice-Chair: Bill Cochran

DPS Committee: Ann Sprague, Paul Weissman

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BIRMINGHAM MEETING UPDATES

Hotel:  Anyone still encountering any difficulty in obtaining hotel
        accomodations during the 2002 DPS meeting should contact
        directly Diana Alexander:  diana@aas.org

Looking for a Roommate?  You can see potential matches and post your 
                         own notice by going to:
                       http://www.aas.org/forms/dpsroommate/book.html

Launch Vehicle Tour: Delta Decatur Operations, the manufacturer of
                     the Boeing family of Delta launch vehicles, has 
                     offered a tour of its facilities. Plan for a day 
                     trip as the facility is located approximately 85 
                     miles north of Birmingham. Round trip bus 
                     transportation will be provided.
                     You must make your reservation by September 30.  
                     See:
                     http://csem.engin.umich.edu/dps/events/tours.html
                     We regret this tour is available for US citizens 
                     only.

Top Ten Tips For the 2002 Meeting:
       http://csem.engin.umich.edu/dps/administration/ten_tips.html

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                               Melissa McGrath, DPS Secretary-Treasurer
                                      submissions to: mcgrath@stsci.edu