(Washington, DC) – Women in Aerospace, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the advancement of women in aerospace, announces its 2004 Officers and Board of Directors:


  • President: Karen Rugg, Karlynne Communications
  • VP Programs: Erin Hatch, ATK – Alliant Techsystems, Inc.
  • VP Membership: Felicia Marino, SPACEHAB, Inc.
  • VP Communication: Eileen McGowan, Futron Corporation
  • Treasurer: Jean Ku, DFI International
  • Secretary: Sarah Ramsey, USAF Directorate of Space Acquisition

Board of Directors:

  • Bill Adkins, House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics
  • Suzy Chambers, Arianespace, Inc.
  • Peggy Finarelli, International Space University
  • Lori Garver, DFI International
  • Ken Gordon, Office of the Defense Under-Secretary for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (DoD)
  • Erin Hatch, Ball Aerospace & Technologies
  • Sharon L. Hays, Ph.D., Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Amy Kaminski, FAA/AST
  • Felicia Marino, SPACEHAB, Inc.
  • Suzanne Voegele, Challenger Center for Space Science Education
  • Carol Welsch, HQ, U.S. Air Force
  • Elizabeth Williams, HQ, NASA

Women in Aerospace (www.womeninaerospace.org) is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit dedicated to expanding women’s opportunities for leadership and increased visibility within the aerospace community. Any person who supports WIA’s mission and goals is eligible for membership.