Officers and Directors

Officers

President — Lyn D. Wigbels, RWI International Consulting Services
Executive Vice President — J. Walter Faulconer, Faulconer Consulting Group
Vice President Technical — Jim McAdams, KinetX
Vice President Programs — Harley A. Thronson
Vice President Publications — David B. Spencer, Penn State University
Vice President Strategic Communications & Outreach — Madi Sengupta, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Vice President Membership — Tracy Lamm, Space Center Houston
Vice President Education — Lance Bush, Challenger Center for Space Science Education
Vice President Finance — Paul Eckert, Federal Aviation Administration
Vice President International — Susan J. Irwin, Irwin Communications, Inc.
Vice President Public Policy — Edward Goldstein, Aerospace Industries Association
Legal Counsel — Franceska O. Schroeder, Fish & Richardson P.C.
Executive Director — James R. Kirkpatrick (jkirkpatrick@astronautical.org)
Executive Assistant — Diane L. Thompson (dthompson@astronautical.org)

Board of Directors

Term Expires 2016

Stephanie Bednarek Orton, SpaceX
Ronald J. Birk, Northrop Grumman
Thomas F. Burns, NOAA/NESDIS
Peggy Finarelli, George Mason University/CAPR
Rob Fulton, Valkyrie Strategic Partners, LLC
Rebecca L. Griffin
Hal E. Hagemeier, Eagle Ray, Inc.
Kathy J. Nado
John M. Olson, Polaris Defense

Term Expires 2017

Gale Allen
Robert H. Bishop, University of South Florida
Mark K. Craig
Kathleen Karicka, Lockheed Martin
Zigmond “Zig” Leszczynski, The Aerospace Corporation
Laura Delgado López, Harris Corporation
Suneel Sheikh, ASTER Labs, Inc.
David A. Spencer, Georgia Tech
Micheline Tabache, European Space Agency
Gregg Vane, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Term Expires 2018

A. William Beckman, The Boeing Company
Vincent C. Boles, The Aerospace Corporation
Sandy Coleman, Orbital ATK
Mary Lynne Dittmar, Coalition for Deep Space Exploration
Carol S. Lane, Cynergy, LLC
Debra Facktor Lepore, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp
Todd May
Bo Naasz
Frank Slazer, Aerospace Industries Association
Ann Zulkosky, Lockheed Martin