Whitepaper #437 submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023-2032. Topics: state of the profession
Service work is required to keep science moving and improving. Being involved in the decadal survey process is a service to the profession. Doing work to understand the state of the profession is a service to the profession. Here, we present ways to enable these service jobs to be equitably distributed, valued, and funded in our community.