AIAA Announces 2022 Election Results Written 7 March 2022


March 7, 2022 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) announced today the results of its recent 2022 elections. The newly elected AIAA officials will take office on 28 April.

“Thank you to all AIAA members who volunteer to help lead this great organization,” said Basil Hassan, AIAA president. “I am grateful to all the candidates for your willingness to serve. Thank you also to all members who cast their vote. The aerospace industry is an extraordinary place to work because of AIAA members’ commitment and dedication. Congratulations to the new leaders.”

2022 Election Results for Board of Trustees Member-at-Large

Larry D. James, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Ben Marchionna,
Stephanie D. Wilson, NASA Johnson Space Center

2022 Election Results for Chief, Integration and Outreach Activities Division

Peter Hartwich, The Boeing Company

2022 Election Results for Council of Directors Positions

Director–Region IV
Ellen Gillespie, Retired

Director–Region V
James Guglielmo, Boeing Research & Technology

Director–Aerospace Outreach Group
Kevin Burns, Retired

Director–Integration Group
Thomas Irvine, TBI Aerospace Consulting, LLC

Director-Elect–Young Professionals Group
Dominic Pena, Ball Aerospace

Director–Information Systems Group
Michel Ingham, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Director–Propulsion and Energy Group
Rusty Powell, Axient, LLC

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