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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    CONTACT: John Blacksten
    703.264.7532
    johnb@aiaa.org

     

    AIAA Announces Candidates for its 2016 Board of Directors Election

    September 18, 2015 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is pleased to announce that its Nominating Committee has selected candidates for next year’s openings on the AIAA Board of Directors. The Committee’s Chairman, Michael Griffin confirmed the names of the officer and director candidates who will appear on the 2016 ballot.

    The nominees are:

    Vice President, Elect, Member Services


    • Ashwani Gupta, University of Maryland

    • Laura Richard, United Launch Alliance LLC


    Vice President, Elect, Technical Activities

    • James Keenan, U.S. Army, Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center

    • Thomas Duerr, The Aerospace Corporation


    Director – Technical – Information Systems Group

    • James Rankin, The University of Arkansas


    Director – Technical – Propulsion & Energy Group

    • Jeffrey Hamstra, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

    • Je-Chin Han, Texas A&M University


    Director – Region 4

    • Jayant Ramakrishnan, Bastion Technologies

    • Terry Burress, Lockheed Martin Corporation


    Director – Region 5

    • Darin Haudrich, Boeing Defense, Space & Security

    • John Eiler, Stellar Solutions LTD


    Director – Region 7

    • Abid Kahn, Institute of Space Technology

    • Luisella Giulicchi, European Space Agency


    Director-at-Large

    • Mary Snitch, Lockheed Martin Corporation

    • Woodrow Whitlow, Cleveland State University

    • James Horkovich, Schafer Corporation Military Aerospace


    Director – International

    • Konstantinos Kontis, University of Glasgow


    Elections will open in March 2016.

     

     

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