Meet the Board


Ms. Lisa Fruge-Cirilli

Director, U.S. DoD Customer Requirements & Advocacy and BAE Systems, Inc. | Electronic Systems

Tim Horne

Vice President
Vice President – Business Development | S&K Technologies, Inc.

Andrea "Andi" Mitchell

Executive Director, Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC)

Barbara Gurr

Incoming Treasurer
Director of Business Development, Leidos

Dan Rhoades

Chief Operations Officer, 21st Century Partnership

Board of Directors

Kent Barker
TERMA North America

Austin Bass
DMAero, LLC 

Scott Boyd, Advisor
Deputy Program Executive Officer,
Mobility (AFLCMC/WL) 

Karen Brigance
Engineer, Electronic Warfare,
Mercer Engineering Research Center

Matthew Bryant
Chief Engineer, AFLCMC/WNY 

Tim Callahan, SES, DAF (Ret)
SKT Corporation

Kenny Cofer

Doug Cowart

Alex Cruz-Martinez
Entrepreneur and Small Business Owner

Chris Davis
Vice President,
Northrop Grumman 

Sue Dryden, SES, DAF (Ret)
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

Daniel Edwards
Chief Engineer, Mercer Engineering Research Center

Brad Fink
Business Owner and Franchisee, Sonny’s BBQ

Winfield Greene
Southwest Research Institute 

Barbara Gurr
Leidos Corporation

Lt Gen Brad Heithold, USAF (Ret)
H3 Consulting

Kim Herren
Northrop Grumman

Mike Hogan
AJH & Associates LLC

Tim Horne
S&K Corporation 

Jim Hundley
Senior Director, Engineering,
Mercer Engineering Research Center

Deryl Israel, SES, DAF (Ret)
Senior Vice President,

Tracey L. Jackson
Nichols, Cauley & Associates, LLC

Emily Jay, SES, DAF, Advisor

Mike Love
DMAero, LLC 

J. Alan Mathis, GS-15 (Ret)

Gene McFalls

Darlene McLendon
President and Chief Executive Officer, Museum of Aviation Foundation, Inc

Chrissy Miner
The Miner Agency

Brad Moriarty
General Manager,
Tyonek Manufacturing LLC

Doug Nation
Georgia Tech Research Institute 

Dilip Nawathe

Stephen Niementsverdriet, GS-15, Advisor

Chuck Pollard
Director, Acquisition Strategy,
Mercer Engineering Research Center 

Mike Reynolds
Corporate Vice President,
Support Systems Associates, Inc 

Dan Slagle
Chairman, 21st Century Partnership

Glenn Starlnecker
Vice President and Director of Operations, Partners Investment Fund, LLC

Lt Gen Charlie Stenner, USAF (Ret)
Reserve Forces Review Board

Dr. Jonathan Yerby
Middle Georgia State College

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