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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 2019 Election


    October 19, 2018 – Reston, Va. –The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is pleased to announce that its Executive Nominating Committee has selected candidates for next year’s election of President-Elect and the Council Nominating Committee has selected candidates for next year’s openings on the AIAA Council of Directors.

    Elections will open in February 2019. Executive Nominating Committee Chair James Maser, Council Nominating Committee Chair Jane Hansen, and AIAA Governance Secretary Christopher Horton confirmed the names of the candidates who will appear on the 2019 ballot.

    The nominees are:

    President-Elect

    • Basil Hassan, Sandia National Laboratories
    • George Nield, Commercial Space Technologies, LLC
    • Wanda Sigur, Lockheed Martin Corporation (Retired)


    Director - Region IV

    • Terry Buress, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
    • Sarah Shull, NASA Johnson Space Center


    Director - Region V

    • Kristen Gerzina, Northrop Grumman Corporation
    • Orval "Rusty" Powell, Millennium Engineering and Integration Company


    Director - Aerospace Outreach Group

    • Tucker Hamilton, United States Air Force
    • G. Alan Lowrey, Jacobs Space Exploration Group


    Director - Integration Group

    • Peter Hartwich, Boeing Engineering, Test & Technology


    Director - Information Systems Group

    • Allan (Terry) Morris, NASA Langley Research Center


    Director - Propulsion and Energy Group

    • Joaquin Castro, Aerojet Rocketdyne


    About AIAA

    The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the world’s largest aerospace technical society. With nearly 30,000 individual members from 85 countries, and 95 corporate members, AIAA brings together industry, academia, and government to advance engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. For more information, visit www.aiaa.org, or follow us on Twitter @AIAA.


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