The IAU Division IV (‘Stars’) organizes astronomers studying the characteristics, interior and atmospheric structure, and evolution of stars of all masses, ages, and chemical compositions.
During the triennial starting at the Sydney General Assembly in August 2003, the following o.cials served in Division IV: President – Dainis Dravins (Lund, Sweden); Organizing Committee – Beatriz Barbuy (São Paolo, Brazil; former Div.IV president); Christopher Corbally (Vatican & Tucson, USA; Comm. 45 President); Wojciech Dziembowski (Warsaw, Poland; Comm. 35 President); William Hartkopf (Washington DC, USA; Comm. 26 President); Christopher Sneden (Austin, USA; Comm. 29 President), and Monique Spite (Paris-Meudon, France; Comm. 36 President).