Officers and Directors

Officers

President -- Lyn D. Wigbels, RWI International Consulting Services
Executive Vice President -- J. Walter Faulconer, Strategic Space Solutions, LLC
Vice President Technical -- David B. Spencer, Penn State University
Vice President Programs -- Harley A. Thronson
Vice President Publications -- Richard Burns
Vice President Strategic Communications & Outreach -- Mary Lynne Dittmar
Vice President Membership -- Larry Richardson, United Launch Alliance
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 2014

Peter M. Bainum, Howard University
Robert H. Bishop, Marquette University
Mark K. Craig, SAIC
Laura Delgado López, Secure World Foundation
J.R. Edwards, Lockheed Martin
Zigmond "Zig" Leszcynski, VCSFA / MARS
Patrick McKenzie, RUAG Aerospace USA Inc.
Suneel Sheikh, ASTER Labs, Inc.
Patricia Grace Smith, Patti Grace Smith Consulting
Gregg Vane, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Term Expires 2015

A. William Beckman, The Boeing Company
Vincent C. Boles, The Aerospace Corporation
Sandy Coleman, ATK
David A. King, Dynetics, Inc.
Carol S. Lane, Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp.
Kim Luu, Air Force Research Laboratory
Ian W. Pryke
Frank A. Slazer, Aerospace Industries Association
Marcia S. Smith, Space and Technology Policy Group, LLC

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, Orbital Sciences Corporation
Rebecca L. Griffin
Hal E. Hagemeier, Eagle Ray, Inc.
Molly Kenna Macauley, Resources for the Future
Kathy J. Nado
John M. Olson, Sierra Nevada Corporation