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Coordinator: Thomas Berghöfer
Deputy Coordinator: Stavros Katsanevas



Chairman: H.-F. Wagner
Deputy Chairman: F. del Águila
Members: L. Bergström, S. Bertolucci, U. Bassler, J. Bonfim, M. Bourquin, I.M. Brancus, C. De Clercq, H.-J. Donath, B. D'Ettorre, D. Fegan, F. Linde, J. Martino, V. Németh, A. Ostapczuk, J. Ridky, I. Siotis, J. Seed, S. Stanic, T. Suric, F. van Hee
Observers: J.M. Hameury (ASTRONET), B. Leibundgut (ESO)



T. Berghöfer, S. Bertolucci, D. Bertrand, M. Bojanowska, J. Bonfim, I. Brancus, D. Carrilho, C. de Clercq, H. Demonfaucon, D. Fegan, A. Ferrer, Z. Frei, H. Graya, S. Hesping, S. Katsanevas, A. Marini, A. Marsollier, R. Martínez, E. Olsson, L. Perinic, E. Pistoia, P. Rapidis, B. Revaz, R. Reynolds, J. Ridky, B. Saghai, S. Stanic, T. Suric, R. Szabó, F. van Hee



Chairman: C. Spiering
R. Battiston, L.Baudis, J. Bernabéu, P. Binetruy, J. Carr, E. Fernández, F. Fidecaro, G. Gerbier, A. Giuliani, A. Haungs, W. Hofmann, S. Kahn, U. Katz, P. Kooijman, H. Kraus, A. Lester-Selvon, M. Martínez, B. Mours, L. Oberauer, R. Ong, M. Ostrowski, W. Roland, S. Rowan, S. Sarkar, S. Schoenert, G. Sigl, R. Svoboda, M. van den Berg, F. Vissani, L. Votano

 

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pdf STRUCTURE OF MANAGEMENT

 

The Coordinator and the Deputy Coordinator

Coordinator: Thomas Berghöfer 
Deputy coordinator: Stavros Katsanevas

The coordinator is responsible for the overall legal, contractual, ethical, financial and administrative management of the consortium, the co-ordination of knowledge management and other innovation-related activities, overseeing the promotion of gender equality in the project and overseeing science and society issues related to the research activities conducted within the project. He will ensure general liaison between the contractors and the Commission. He will submit financial statements, will receive in trust for the consortium all payments from the Commission and will distribute them among the contractors according to their decisions. He will represent the ERA-NET to the public and especially to partner councils inside and outside the EU not yet participating in the network. He will be accountable for keeping all contract commitments, for submitting all reports and financial records required from the Commission, for overlooking the joint secretariat, for supervising the implementation of the decisions of the Governing Board.

The coordinator is assisted by the deputy coordinator whose main task is the scientific secretariat of the GB the PRC and the extension of the network to new partners.


 

The Governing Board (GB)

Chairman: H.-F. Wagner
Deputy Chairman: F. del Águila

Members: L. Bergström, S. Bertolucci, U. Bassler, J. Bonfim, M. Bourquin, I.M. Brancus, C. De Clercq, H.-J. Donath, B. D'Ettorre, D. Fegan, F. Linde, J. Martino, V. Németh, A. Ostapczuk, J. Ridky, I. Siotis, J. Seed, T. Suric, F. van Hee

Observers: B. Leibundgut, J.M. Hameury 


The GB comprises high-level representatives from the ASPERA partner councils with responsibility for ASTROPARTICLE funding. It is responsible for all management decisions of the network and for the approval of all documents results and approaches related to the ASPERA activities. It has overall responsibility for monitoring the work performed, reviewing the objectives and progress achieved towards sustained co-operation and the specific objectives set and discussing corrective actions where necessary. The GB also has a general responsibility for the dissemination of information. A very important task of all GB members will be to ensure that the ASPERA propositions will be observed and implemented by the national grant committees or other bodies in charge of Astroparticle funding.

 

 

The Joint Secretariat (JS)

T. Berghöfer, S. Bertolucci, D. Bertrand, M. Bojanowska, J. Bonfim, I. Brancus, D. Carrilho, C. de Clercq, H. Demonfaucon, D. Fegan, A. Ferrer, Z. Frei, H. Graya, S. Hesping, S. Katsanevas, A. Marini, A. Marsollier, R. Martínez, E. Olsson, L. Perinic, E. Pistoia, P. Rapidis, B. Revaz, R. Reynolds, J. Ridky, B. Saghai, S. Stanic, T. Suric, R. Svabó, F. van Hee


It is responsible for the co-ordination and harmonization of all ASPERA actions (including internet fora, exchanges of program managers, evaluation and program workshops, position and benchmark papers, electronic communication tools), and particularly for the administrative and co-operative support of all transnational research activities The joint secretariat keeps contact with all research councils in Europe, especially also with those external to the consortium, and with other European bodies. It follows up all important horizontal issues and prepares the meetings of the ASPERA consortium: the GB, and the PRC. It is also responsible for public relation issues and for the contents of the ASPERA website.

 

 

The Science Advisory Committee (SAC)

R. Battiston, L.Baudis, J. Bernabéu, P. Binetruy, J. Carr, E. Fernández, F. Fidecaro, G. Gerbier, A. Giuliani, A. Haungs, W. Hofmann, S. Kahn, U. Katz, P. Kooijman, H. Kraus, A. Lester-Selvon, M. Martínez, B. Mours, L. Oberauer, R. Ong, M. Ostrowski, W. Roland, S. Rowan, S. Sarkar, S. Schoenert, G. Sigl, C. Spiering, R. Svoboda, M. van den Berg, F. Vissani, L. Votano

It is responsible for the evaluation of the network’s activities and strategic advice to the GB. It is  informed on all network activities and decisions to guarantee its high quality involvement.