AIAA Announces 2020 Election Results for Council of Directors Written 3 March 2020


CONTACT: Michele McDonald

March 3, 2020 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) announced today the results of its 2020 election for the Council of Directors.

The directors represent AIAA members in the Technical Activities Division (TAD), the Integration and Outreach Activities Division (IOD), and the Regional Engagement Activities Division (READ). AIAA, the world’s largest aerospace technical society, has nearly 30,000 members.

The new directors and their company affiliations are:

Director–Aircraft Technology, Integration, and Operations Group
Richard L. Mange
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

Director–Business and Management Group
Leslie Lake
Reynolds, Smith & Hills, Inc.

Director–Region I
Steven X. S. Bauer
NASA Langley Research Center

Director–Region II
Kurt Polzin
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Director–Region VII
Cees Bil
RMIT University

Director–Space and Missiles Group
Lawrence “Robbie” Robertson
Air Force Research Laboratory

Director-Elect–Young Professionals Group
Ashlee Youngpeters
Pratt & Whitney

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 100 corporate members, AIAA brings together industry, academia, and government to advance engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. For more information, visit, or follow AIAA on TwitterFacebook, or LinkedIn.


American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 
12700 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 200, Reston, VA 20191-5807  
Phone: 703.264.7558 Fax: 703.264.7551