by Amy Mioduszewski last modified Jun 11, 2019 by Emmanuel Momjian

This table gives contact information for key NRAO personnel who are available to assist the VLBA user community. Phone numbers are +1-575-835-extension unless otherwise noted. Individuals can be contacted through e-mail at Usernames are constructed from their first initial followed by their last name, with a maximum of 8 letters. In some circumstances, the following group e-mail accounts should be used:

General problems Contact
(a) Science Help Desk website
(b) Telescope time allocation issues
(c) VLBA data analysts
(d) VLBI observations
(e) AIPS issues Use science helpdesk
(f) Housing and transportation issues
(g) Computing Help Desk


Name Extension SOC Room Notes
Lori Appel 7300 336 Admin, AD office
Walter Brisken 7133 373 Deputy AD for VLBA Development
Bryan Butler 7291 344 VLA/VLBA Science Support Division Head
Claire Chandler 7365 326 Deputy AD for New Mexico Operations
Mark Claussen (b) 7284 268 Scheduling officer, VLBI
Paul Demorest 7248 206 VLA/VLBA Science Support Group Lead
Dave Finley 7302 276 Public Relations, Press Releases
Mark McKinnon 7300 336 AD for New Mexico Operations
Emmanuel Momjian 7452 306 VLA/VLBA Scientific User Support Group Lead
Receptionist 7000 Front Desk SOC receptionist
Reservationist (f) 7357 Front Desk SOC reservations
SOC Computing (g) 7213 262 Computing Helpdesk
VLBA Operator 7251 269 On-duty VLBA Operator


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