COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation met today and approved the following changes to its Board, effective Oct. 30, 2019.
The following Executive Committee terms will expire in 2021:
Former Treasurer Hoyt Davidson, Managing Partner, Near Earth LLC, is transitioning from the Executive Committee to the Board of Directors.
Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer Thomas E. Zelibor also serves on the Executive Committee.
Elected to Director Emeritus was former Chairman Gen. William L. Shelton, USAF (Ret.), former Commander, Air Force Space Command.
Elected to Life Directors were:
New to the Board of Directors
Elected to the Board of Directors were:
New Generation Space Leader
Lauren Smith replaces Phil Larson as New Generation Space Leader. Larson is Assistant Dean and Chief of Staff, University of Colorado Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science. He has finished his term on the Board of Directors.
Continuing on the Board of Directors
Special One-Year Term
Lon C. Levin, President and CEO of GEOshare, was reelected to a special one-year term on the Board.
See complete Space Foundation Board of Directors and leadership information at www.spacefoundation.org/who-we-are/leadership.
About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and the world’s premier organization to inspire, educate, connect, and advocate on behalf of the global space community. It is a leader in space awareness activities, educational programs, and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium. Space Foundation headquarters is in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, and has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere®, and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a Washington, D.C., office, as well as field representatives in Houston and on the Florida Space Coast. It publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space Certification™ and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit both websites — www.SpaceFoundation.org and DiscoverSpace.org — and follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube.