Space Division Executive Board

  • Chair
    Mr. Marc Johansen
  • Vice Chair
    Mr. Gary Testut
  • Vice President, Membership
    Mr. George Birsic
  • Vice President, Eastern Region
    Mr. Al Ballenger, TASC
  • Vice President, Rocky Mountain Region
    Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Russell Anarde, Northrop Grumman
  • Vice President, West Coast Region
    Mr. Arnie Streland, ATK
  • Vice President, Midwest Region
    Mr. Frank Gallegos, Lockheed Martin
  • Executive Secretary
    Mr. Gayle White, Colorado Aerospace Consulting, LLC
  • Chair for the Space Symposium Breakfast (CO)
    Kevin “Morty” Mortensen, BAE Systems
  • Chair for the Classified Space Symposium (VA)
    Monica Chavez, Engility Corp.
  • Member Board of Directors (Past Chairman)
    Mr. John Williams, Consultant
  • Member Board of Directors (Past Chairman)
    Mr. Edward M. Swallow, The Aerospace Corporation
  • Member Board of Directors (Past Chairman)
    Lt. Gen. (Ret.) David Vesely, Consultant
  • Member Board of Directors (Past Chairman)
    Maj. Gen. (Ret.) “Mitch” Mitchell, The Aerospace Corporation
  • Member Board of Directors (Past Chairman)
    Dr. Michael O. Ryan, Retired

 Member Board of Directors at Large

  • Kenneth L. Bonner, Accenture
  • Duane Deal, SGT, Inc.
  • Ryan Frederick, Applied Defense Solutions
  • Ron Grundman, Integrity Applications Inc.
  • Michael Hamel, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Dewanne Phillips, The Aerospace Corporation
  • Mark Valerio, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
  • Roberto L. (Rob) Vasquez, SAIC
  • Rick Ward, The Center for Space Entrepreneurship

 Past Chairmen

  • Mr. John Williams
  • Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Rick Larned
  • Dr. Michael O. Ryan
  • Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Howard "Mitch" Mitchell
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) David Vesely
  • Ed Swallow
  • Gayle White
  • David Messner
  • VADM (Ret.) William E. Ramsey
  • Jerry Cobb
  • Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Earl S. Van Inwegen