Former NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale informed colleagues Oct. 14 that she is joining Fairfax, Va.-based Perot Systems Government Services as senior vice president for space and Earth technology services.

Dale, NASA’s No. 2 official from November 2005 to January 2009, said in her e-mail that she would continue to serve as a senior fellow at the Potomac Institute, as an advisory board member for Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Rohati Systems Inc., and as a member of the National Counterproliferation Center’s Biological Sciences Experts Group.

Her first day at Perot Systems is Oct. 19.