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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 2017 Board of Trustees and Council of Directors Election


    September 29, 2016 – 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 Trustees and Council of Directors. The Committee’s Chairman, Jim Albaugh, and AIAA Corporate Secretary, William Seymore, confirmed the names of the officer and director candidates who will appear on the 2017 ballot.

    The nominees are:

    President–Elect:


    • John Langford, Aurora Flight Services

    • Vigor Yang, Georgia Institute of Technology


    Director–Technical, Aircraft and Atmospheric Systems Group

    • Dimitri Mavris, Georgia Institute of Technology


    Director–Technical, Engineering and Technology Management Group

    • Nancy Andersen, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

    • Sophia Bright, Boeing Defense, Space & Security


    Director–Technical, Space and Missiles Group

    • Steven Griffin, Boeing Defense, Space & Security

    • Peter Montgomery, Jacobs Technology

    • Lawrence Robertson, Air Force Research Laboratory

    • Mark Whorton, University of Tennessee Space Institute


    Director–Region I

    • Steven Bauer, NASA Langley Research Center

    • Martin Frederick, Northrop Grumman Corporation


    Director - Region II

    • John Blanton, Classic Engineering LLC

    • Kurt Polzin, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center


    Elections will open in February 2017.

     

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