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    Additional Documents

    Below you will find supplemental materials and background details about the proposed changes to AIAA’s Constitution and Bylaws, links to communications from AIAA leadership, a convenient one-page handout that explains why changes are needed, and a link to the presentation from AIAA’s Governance Working Group (GWG).


    • In May 2016, AIAA members voted to accept the proposed Constitution change by a margin of 91.8% in favor and 8.2% against.
      Image of Results Letter - Jim Albaugh

    • In December 2013, Ken Sanger presented this presentation on behalf of the Blue Ribbon Panel.  
    • In January and February 2015, the GWG prepared and completed the AIAA Gap Analysis which identifies where current Institute performance did not meet the desired performance requirements for future growth.
    • Read about the progress of the Governance Project in the Aerospace America column, “From The Corner Office” below:

    • AIAA Executive Director, Sandy Magnus, communicates “The Latest on Governance Reforms,” as part of her quarterly “From Sandy's Desk” email.  



        • Learn more about Shaping the Future of AIAA: Why Governance Matters by downloading the Governance Presentation with Notes. This presentation includes insights about the governance project from the GWG.