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1 The AIAA – Its Your Institute! A Presentation to AIAA Students at Mississippi State University 14 October 2013 The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

2 The worlds largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession The Mission: to address the professional needs and interests of the past, current, and future aerospace workforce and to advance the state of aerospace science, engineering, technology, operations, and policy to benefit our global society The Institute is the principal voice, information resource, and publisher for aerospace engineers, scientists, managers, policymakers, students, and educators Who We Are Almost Every Major Advancement in the Aerospace Sciences and Engineering Has Been Made by an AIAA Member 2

3 Established in 1963 by merging two great aerospace societies The American Rocket Society (founded in 1930 as the American Interplanetary Society) –Science fiction writers and editors; performed own experiments The Institute of the Aerospace Sciences (founded in 1933 as the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences) –Scholars and professionals; amazing library/collection Today, the AIAA is: Over 30,000 professional members in 85 countries; over 7,000 student members in over 150 student branches worldwide –20 technical conferences, 8000 papers per year –7 technical journals, hundreds of books, and an electronic library of all papers and journal articles since 1963 (some back to 1930) –Short courses, standards, public policy –The AIAA Foundation Our Past and TODAY 3

4 Purpose: To ignite and celebrate aerospace ingenuity and collaboration, and its importance to our way of life This is a visionary profession AIAA celebrates and shares our communitys great accomplishments – from small yet brilliantly simple innovations that affect everyday lives to great discoveries and missions that fuel our collective human drive to explore and accomplish the amazing Promise: To be your vital lifelong link to the aerospace community and a champion for its achievements This is a constant, vital community In a world where most of us change jobs, organizations, and career paths more than ever before, AIAA is a constant – providing continuity as an ongoing source for learning, lasting community, professional connections, and career development Our Purpose and Promise 4

5 In This Organization… We: Cover a diverse breadth of workforce that is part of the coolest, most interesting, most essential profession on earth Offer a unique multi-disciplinary community not found elsewhere Invite the community into discussion with each other, prospective partners or thought leaders/innovators Publish content not available anywhere else Work to get the profession recognized for making the world safer, more connected, more accessible and more prosperous Work to protect jobs, and create more opportunities for current aerospace professionals, and a pipeline of future professionals Focus on the future and build excitement for new frontiers Encourage people inside/outside profession to get inspired, enthusiastic and energized 5

6 In This Organization… Our Members: Have made nearly every modern discovery or significant advancement in aerospace Meet/talk to people whove made the discoveries, written the books, published the research, completed the missions Find a lifelong home for professionals who want to develop career paths and have more career mobility; find mentors; transfer skills from technical to managerial roles; learn how to work in team-based environments Get in on ground floor of new thinking, best practices, stimulating idea exchanges (sparks that can lead to the next brilliantly simple innovation or amazing major discovery) Are offered opportunities to give back (through leadership, mentoring, telling the aerospace story, sharing ideas) 6

7 Career Advantages of Membership Jump starting career advancement Meet people you might never encounteryour next employer, boss, mentor or important colleague: Building skills for the future Get in on the latest technical knowledge to help you in your current job and learn the softer skills that position you for promotion Exchanging ideas that matter Dialog with like-minded peers, thought leaders with unique expertise, innovators making the breakthroughs Giving back Help shape the profession; be a mentor; promote STEM education; tell the aerospace story to others; share ideas/ contribute to next big idea 7

8 Career Advantages of Membership (Cont) Aerospace News and Events: AIAA Daily Launch, Momentum Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Flickr e.g. Region II Student Conference –On Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/AIAA-Region-II- Student-Conference/ –Homepage at: https://region2.aiaastudentconference.org/ Networking: Section, Region, National, International Advocacy for Aerospace Issues: Public Policy Conferences / Technical Committees / Publications Career Services: Career Center, Workshops Affinity Partner Programs (Master Card, Group Insurance, Travel Discounts) Homepage > Membership & Communities > Individual Membership 8

9 Institute Board of Directors Positions President President-elect Immediate Past President Vice Presidents (8) Education Member Services Public Policy Publications Standards Technical Activities International Finance Directors, Regional (7) Directors, Technical (7) Aerospace Sciences Aircraft & Atmospheric Systems Engineering & Technical Management Information Systems Propulsion & Energy Space & Missiles Aerospace Design & Structures Standards Directors, International (3) Directors At-Large (3) Student Liaison Young Professional Liaison 9

10 (Staff/Corporate Officers) (RSAC) 2013 AIAA Board of Directors PRESIDENT Mike Griffin *VP ELECT- MEMBER SERVICES Annalisa Weigel VP - EDUCATION Steven Gorrell VP - PUBLIC POLICY Mary Snitch VP - STANDARDS Laura McGill VP - PUBLICATIONS Vigor Yang *VP - ELECT TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES David Riley VP - FINANCE Robert C. Bob Winn VP - INTERNATIONAL Susan Ying DIRECTOR-AT- LARGE J Stephen Rottler DIRECTOR-AT- LARGE Bob Lindberg DIRECTOR-AT- LARGE Neal Barlow DIRECTOR-AT- Large, INTL Shamim Rahman DIRECTOR - INTL In Lee DIRECTOR - INTL Kevin Massey (TAC) DIRECTOR - TECHNICAL James A. Keenan DIRECTOR - TECHNICAL Neal Pfeiffer DIRECTOR - TECHNICAL Allen Arrington DIRECTOR - TECHNICAL Sanjay Garg DIRECTOR - TECHNICAL Jeffrey Hamstra DIRECTOR - TECHNICAL Trevor Sorensen DIRECTOR - TECHNICAL Kathleen Atkins DIRECTOR - REGION 1 Ferdinand Grosveld DIRECTOR - REGION 2 G. Alan Lowrey DIRECTOR - REGION 3 Sivaram Gogineni DIRECTOR - REGION 4 Jayant Ramakrishnan DIRECTOR - REGION 5 Laura Richard DIRECTOR - REGION 6 Jane Hansen DIRECTOR - REGION 7 Luisella Giulicchi *YP LIAISON Ryan Rudy *STUDENT LIAISON Cheryl Blomberg *EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Sandra Magnus *DEPUTY E. D. Klaus Dannenberg *SEC/TREASURER Bill Seymore PRESIDENT-ELECT Jim Albaugh * This is a non-voting position *Chief Operations Officer Angelo Iasiello VP – TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES Basil Hassan VP – MEMBER SERVICES Merri Sanchez 10

11 AIAA Standing Committees IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT Brian Dailey CHAIRMAN Vigor Yang AEROSPACE AMERICA STEERING CHAIRMAN James Maser CORPORATE MEMBER CHAIRMAN Mike Yarymovych HONORS AND AWARDS PRESIDENT Mike Griffin INSTITUTE DEVELOPMENT PRESIDENT Mike Griffin EXECUTIVE PRESIDENTS ADVISORY CHAIRMAN Carol Cash ELECTION CHAIRMAN John Whitesides ETHICAL CONDUCT PANEL VP- PUBLICATIONS Vigor Yang PUBLICATIONS VP- INTERNATIONAL Susan Ying INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES VP-PUBLIC POLICY Carol Cash PUBLIC POLICY VP-STANDARDS Laura McGill STANDARDS EXECUTIVE COUNCIL VP-TECHNICAL Basil Hassan TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES CHAIRMAN Dan Jensen EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES VP-MEMBER SVCS Merri Sanchez REGION & SECTION ACTIVITIES CHAIRMAN Alexander Pechloff MEMBERSHIP CHAIRMAN Kimberley Hicks YOUNG PROFESSIONAL CHAIRMAN Karen Copper CAREER AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN Co-chairs STUDENT ACTIVITIES CHAIRMAN Edgar Bering STEM K-12 OUTREACH CHAIRMAN David Mitchell PROFESSIONAL MEMBER EDUCATION CHAIRMAN Aaron Byerly ACADEMIC AFFAIRS VP-EDUCATION Neal Barlow EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES VP-FINANCE Bob Winn COMPENSATION VP-FINANCE Bob Winn FINANCE CHAIRMAN Wayne Schroeder AUDIT 11

12 Regions and Sections Global Membership 12

13 Regional Organization 13 Membership Officer STEM K-12 Young Professionals Officer Honors & Awards Officer Education Officer Section Treasurer Technical Officer C&WD Officer Public Policy Officer AIAA HQ Board of Directors RSAC Standing Committees Section Chair Individual Sections Regional Director (RAC Chair) Regional Deputy Directors Education Finance Membership Public Policy Technical Section Representatives Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) Individual Sections Career & Workforce Dev Young Professionals STEM K-12 Honors & Awards

14 In Summary….. AIAA is a great organization! There is a lot going on! There are a lot of opportunities! 14 STAY ENGAGED!! Primary Professional Member Interests So Remember …

15 15 We Exist to Ignite and Celebrate Aerospace Ingenuity and Collaboration

16 16 We Create an Atmosphere that Inspires Innovation and Applauds our Members Discoveries

17 17 We are a Launching Pad for Emerging Professionals and a Lifelong Home for the Industrys Most Successful

18 We never lose sight of our capacity to amaze and be amazed. NEED AARON TO CREATE VISUAL 18 And We Never Lose Sight of Our Capacity to Amaze and Be Amazed

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