2017 Board of Directors

Executive Committee 

Rick Ward, Chair

Ward Consulting 



Debra Wilcox, Vice-Chair and Chair, Strategic Partnerships Committee

The 3d Printing Store


Alires Almon, Secretary and Co-Chair, Governance Committee

100 Year Starship


Wendy Ciancio, Treasurer and Chair, Finance Committee

WhippleWood CPAs



Frank Backes, Immediate Past Chair 



Board of Directors 

Daudi Barnes, Co-Vice Chair, Road Trip Committee                       

Advanced Mobile Propulsion Test              

Abby Benson, Activities and Events Committee

CU Boulder AeroSpace Ventures

Stacey DeFore, Chair, Citizens for Space Exploration and Chair, Management Committee

Teledyne Brown Engineering       

Dave Eddy, Co-Vice Chair, Activities and Events Committee 

The Boeing Company             

Dr. Ryan Haaland, Co-Vice Chair, Activities and Events Committee     

Fort Lewis College  

Tim Jones, Co-Chair, Governance Committee


Stan Kennedy, Chair, Membership Committee

Oakman Aerospace Inc.

Les KovacsCo-Vice Chair, Activities and Events Committee

United Launch Alliance           

Vicky Lea, Board Liaison to Advisory Board

Colorado Space Coalition           

Crystal PedenVice-Chair, Membership Committee

The CPI Group       

Joe Rice, Chair, Road Trip Committee

Lockheed Martin Space Systems

Krystal Scordo, Chair, Communications and Public Outreach Committee

Ball Aerospace     

Mary Serafin,Vice-Chair, Communications and Public Outreach Committee 

Sierra Nevada Corporation        

Daniel Smith, Co-Vice Chair, Activities and Events Committee 

Moog Broad Reach       

Mike Sneddon, Co-Vice Chair, Road Trip Committee                       

Wren Industries                                   

Joe Troutman, Co-Vice Chair, Activities and Events Committee


Advisory Board 

Ron Cole, Independent IC Consultancy, LLC

Steve Eisenhart, Space Foundation 

Alan Feldkamp, Feldkamp Aerospace Consulting

Dave Jungkind, SEAKR Engineering, Inc. 

Joe Lehman, Lehman Strategies

Jay Lindell, Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade 

Bob Reehorn, Battelle Memorial Institute

Skip Smith, Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

Vince Tate, Design Net Engineering