The SSC Charter

Changes to Role Statements
Drafted April 24, 2002; adopted by Board June 2002

Science Steering Committee

The board enthusiastically endorses the importance of the SSC and has broadened its role to consider all aspects of the observatory that impact scientific capability. The SSC will work closely with the Observatory Director in this role and will keep the board informed of its considerations. Specifically:

Observatory Director

The director will develop and present to the CARA Board an integrated observatory budget that addresses the scientific priorities of the Science Steering Committee.

The director will oversee the construction of the approved instruments and will report to the board on budget, schedule, and capability.