AIAA Standing Committees

AIAA's Committees draw on the vast expertise of our membership to help the Institute achieve its multi-faceted mission and guide its course into the future.

Audit Committee
Scope: Assists the Board of Directors in fulfilling its fiduciary responsibilities. This committee does not accept nominations.
Staff Contact: Karen Rosenblum

Committee on Higher Education
Scope: Works closely with educational institutions and appropriate accrediting agencies to encourage high standards of technical education.
Staff Contact: Christopher Horton

Continuing Education Committee
Scope: Identifies course and training that will help aerospace professionals expand their knowledge.
Staff Contact: Jason Cole

Corporate Member Committee
Scope: Develops and recommends policies and procedures related to corporate membership and provide information as to the views of corporate members. This committee does not accept nominations.
Staff Contact: Tobey Jackson  

Emerging Technologies Committee
Scope: Identifies both new and expanding technologies and programs that have the potential for significant AIAA involvement, identifies champions for new AIAA activities, and identifies products and services that AIAA could provide to support new emerging initiatives.
Staff Contact: Sam Magill

Honors and Awards Committee
Scope: Develops and recommends policies and procedures concerning the establishment and selection of honors and awards.
Staff Contact: Patricia Carr

Public Policy Committee
Scope: Develops and recommends policies and procedures concerning government relations and public information programs conducted by AIAA.
Staff Contact: Steve Sidorek 

Publications Committee
Scope: Develops and recommends editorial and publication policies and practices and information services. Works with journal and book Editors-in-Chief to constantly improve both quality and viability of AIAA archival publications. Investigates and recommends new methods of information delivery.
Staff Contact: Heather Brennan

Standards Steering Council
Scope: Guides the AIAA Standards Program including the development of AIAA standards, guidelines, and recommended technical practices.
Staff Contact: Hillary Woehrle 

STEM K–12 Outreach Committee
Scope: Monitors and develops programs to promote the importance of math, science, and technology education in a precollege setting. Stimulates technical interest and develops a sense of importance through a medium (aerospace) that is fascinating to youth.
Staff Contact: Felicia Livingston

Student Activities Committee
Scope: Oversees university, college, junior college, and technical institute student programs.
Staff Contact: Alex D'Imperio