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1 Region V Directors Report Laura Richard 303-269-5963 Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012

2 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Membership Deputy Directors and Section Chairs Financial Status Region V Student Paper Conference Communication Highlights from the Region & Sections Items for RSAC Regional Health Region V Summary

3 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Membership From March 2012 Membership Report Long term trends are on following pages Professional Membership: 1940 Increase of 72 since last RSAC (Jan 2012). Slightly up from last year Rocky Mtn Section exceeded 1000 members for first time All Sections, except for Twin Cities, show slight up trend since last year Student Membership: 604 Decrease of 21 since last RSAC (Jan 2012) Most sections are down. Rocky Mtn shows continuing significant increase Numbers for Feb 2012 show a sharp spike up for one month only Educator Associate Membership: 320 Increase of 4 since last RSAC (Jan 2012) Most Sections show flat trend

4 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Region V Professional Membership

5 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Region V Student Membership

6 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Region V Educator Membership

7 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Professional Membership Observations Region V membership has been trending flat from 2000 to 2008, followed by a slight decrease; the up trend which started last year appears to be continuing into 2012 Rocky Mtn exceeded 1000 members for first time Short term trends over the past six months: Iowa+ 2 Rocky Mountain+ 26 St. Louis+ 9 Twin Cities- 6 Wichita+ 3 Long term trends: Regional membership has slight uptick from downturn in 2008 – Iowa, St. Louis, Rocky Mtn show a reasonable up tick since last year – Wichita showing steady membership – Twin Cities appears to be giving up some of the increase seen in the Fall Continuing focus on calling drop, new and transfer members Sections not fond of having dedicated membership drives, prefer to concentrate on associating good meetings with new members

8 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Student & Educator Member Observations Region V Student membership continuing Upward Trend The Monthly Report for Feb 2012 shows unusual single month up spike for Student membership; not seen in Professional or EA Educator Associate membership continuing Upward Trend over past year Significant variation in number of student members over the year Past Year trends: Students Educators Iowa- 17+ 5 Rocky Mountain+ 68+ 72 St. Louis- 25+ 6 Twin Cities+ 2+ 3 Wichita - 48+ 4 Student Long term trends: Regional membership tending to for up trend for the past few years Rocky Mtn show consistent increase with an increased growth rate since 2009 Wichita showing marked Student Member decrease over past year Educator Long term trends: Increasing since renewals no longer required

9 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Region V Deputy Directors DD-Career & Workforce Development: Karen Copper karen.k.copper@boeing.com 314-234-5742karen.k.copper@boeing.com DD-Education: Martiqua Post Martiqua.Post@usafa.edu 719-333-7574Martiqua.Post@usafa.edu DD-Finance: Larry Frutiger LFrutiger@cox.net 316-733-1572LFrutiger@cox.net DD-Honors and Awards: Andy Carlson, andrew.carlson57@yahoo.com (763)-218-4854andrew.carlson57@yahoo.com DD-Membership: Gary White gary.p.white@boeing.com 314-705-2312gary.p.white@boeing.com DD-STEM K-12 Outreach: Billy Crisler, william.crisler@usafa.edu 719-333-4317william.crisler@usafa.edu DD-Public Policy: Unfortunately Still Open – In Work DD-Technical Activities: Dr. James Casler, Associate Professor, University of North Dakota DD-Young Professionals: Lindsey Wagner ljwagner31@gmail.com (651)674-0222ljwagner31@gmail.com Associate Fellow Rep Reg V: Brandon Wegge brandon.h.wegge@boeing.com 314-232-2933brandon.h.wegge@boeing.com Student Paper Conference: Donna Gerren Donna.Gerren@Colorado.EDU 303/939-8826Donna.Gerren@Colorado.EDU Staff Liaison: Chris Jessee chrisj@aiaa.org 703-264-3848chrisj@aiaa.org

10 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Region V Section Chairs Iowa: Sridher Kaminani skamina9@rockwellcollins.comskamina9@rockwellcollins.com Rocky Mountain: Roger McNamara roger.p.mcnamara@lmco.com and Chair- Elect Jim Rendleman napterheel@hotmail.comroger.p.mcnamara@lmco.comnapterheel@hotmail.com St. Louis: Brad Sexton bradley.w.sexton@boeing.combradley.w.sexton@boeing.com Twin Cities: Kristen Gerzina kristen.gerzina@atk.comkristen.gerzina@atk.com Wichita: Dave Levy dlevy@cessna.textron.comdlevy@cessna.textron.com

11 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Region V Financial Summary As of 5 April 2012 Checking Account:$ 7,569.91 Certificate of Deposit : $ 10,048.86 – CD renews 15 October 2012

12 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 FY12 Financial Summary Category I Allocated: FY11 Iowa$ 942.11 Rocky Mountain$ 7,902.38 St Louis$ 2,842.58 Twin Cities$ 1,632.46 Wichita$ 2,152.24 Category I Available: $15,471.77 Category III Allocated: $1,390.00 Category III Approved: $ 900.00 Rocky Mountain ($500): Space Vision 2011 in Boulder St Louis ($400): 1st Annual AIAA-STL New Member Appreciation Event Category IV Requested:$0 Category IV Approved:$0

13 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Financial Summary 2011/2012 Student Paper Conference SPC 2011 - The report has not been submitted & do not anticipate a report to be provided On 2 April balance of $2,511.98 has been returned to Region V SPC-2012 - Draft report has been submitted Small Surplus expected depending on donation from the Boeing Co. Surplus will be refunded to Region V when final balance is determined – Rocky Mountain and St Louis had provided donations to SPC but due to surplus funds donations were returned to the two sections

14 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Communications Section and Deputy Director Communication Monthly Teleconference – 1 March 2012 – 7 April 2012 – 3 May 2012 Next one Scheduled for 14 June 2012

15 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Highlights of the Region RAC Meeting on 1 Mar 2012 Type: Meeting / Telecon Attendance: 11 Major Highlights – Section By-Law Status for Iowa – Congressional Visit Day – SPC 2011 Late Report & Funding – SPC 2012 Budget Issues – DBF in Wichita 13-15 April RAC Meeting on 7 April 2012 Type: Meeting / Telecon Attendance: 10 Major Highlights – 2011 SPC: Outstanding Funding Received – 2012 SPC Summary: 121 Participants – Lessons Learned Web site Portal is excellent Spread sheet has limitations Update Rule Book and provide summary RAC Meeting on 3 May 2012 Type: Meeting / Telecon Attendance: 9 (Moved from 26 April 2012) Major Highlights – Section Award Webinar 17 May – Section Officer Election Results – Section Annual Reports, audit/budget awards Due 30 June – RLC 2-3 August Atlanta GA – Category III Funds Remaining – SPC 2012 Draft Report provided – YPC: Chicago Red Bull Flugtag Human Power Flight Competition – DBF: Tornado ~1/4 mile from location Sat 14 April Competition did not continue but picked first, second and third place winners after judges decided how to proceed

16 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Section Highlights Iowa Sent representative to CVD Reviewing Bylaws – Received email indicating they do not have any changes – Will engage with them since last update was 1995 so they are not current and do not follow the approved format The Final Report for the Student Paper Conference has not been submitted do not anticipate it will ever be completed

17 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Section Highlights Rocky Mountain Quarterly newsletter Rocky Mountain VIEW still going strong 23 Feb Speaker Program: Space Weather Storms: Impacts on Critical Infrastructure NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center (At Boulder) 6 Mar Speaker Program: Race Car Aerodynamics Tom Ramsay Senior Engineer Honda R&D Americas (At Boulder) Request for Support of First Robotics 2012 Colorado Regional Competition 22-24 March University of Denver Early Call for Abstracts for First Annual Technical Symposium scheduled 26 Oct at Denver Museum of Nature and Science 11 April Speaker Program: Development of High Energy Laser Airborne Weapon Systems Bob Hindy Deputy Director for Weapon System Integration (At Colorado Springs) 2 May Annual Honors and Award Banquet

18 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Section Highlights St. Louis 1 March Technical Specialist Meeting: Dr Gotz Bramesfeld 100 Years of Modern Soaring 9 March Friday Night Flight Film Series Hells Angels 10 April Technical Specialist Meeting: Scott McCall The Polysonic Wind Tunnel: A Vital Tool in the Development of Future Weapons Systems 13 April Friday Night Flight Film Series P29 Frozen in Time – Documentary accompanies famed test pilot Darryl Greenamyer and his intrepid crew on a perilous mission to repair and re-fly a B-29 bomber stranded on the Greenland icecap since 1947. In the face of incredible hardships, the team struggles to bring the old warbird back to life Section March/April Newsletter 26 April Dinner Meeting: The Brief, Bright Aviation Career of St Louiss Tom Benoist St Louis University Student Chapter Talk/Dinner Meeting 23 April with DL Greg Meholic 24 May Honors & Award Banquet

19 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Section Highlights Twin Cities 21 Feb Dinner Meeting and Lab Tour: The Future of Engineering at U of M Campus 6 March Bowling for Ballots 3 April AIAA Professional Development Event at Aeroteck 2012 Election Ballot: Opened 30 March through 14 April

20 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Section Highlights Wichita Supported Wichita Council of Engineering Societies Annual Banquet DL Speaker 5 April Innovation is No Vacation was co-sponsored with the Student Section Supported meeting on Automation in Manufacturing at the National Center for Aviation Training week of 9 April Design/Build/Fly (DBF Competition Fly-off13-15 April : Tornado 1 / Students 0 – Everything started out fine with teams flying on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning. All teams that were ready had an opportunity to fly twice. Then a tornado hit about ¼ mile from the competition. Luckily there was no damage to equipment. However the roads to the airfield were closed the rest of Saturday and Sunday. Teams were eventually able to get back in to pick up their equipment but the competition was over. A situation like this has never occurred before. The judges had to decide how to proceed. A first, second and third place winner were chosen.

21 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Section Highlights Student Paper Conference (Dr Donna Gerren and Judging Chair Ms Laurren Kanner) Total of 121 Number of Students was 50% more than expected There were 50 papers and 48 oral presentations Surplus of $810.90 (assuming $1,000 sponsorship from Boeing) therefore returning $750 to St Louis Section Luncheon Speaker Terry McVenes, The Boeing Company Tour of Digital Globe: David Record Dinner Speaker: Joe Tanner Ex-Astronaut and University of Colorado Sponsored by: The Boeing Company and United Launch Alliance Number of Lessons Learned: Will be shared with AIAA Staff Next Year will be at St Louis University: Faculty Advisor Sanjay Jayaram

22 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Section Highlights, contd Student Paper Conference: Winners Community Outreach: – 1 st Place: Victor Lopez, United States Air Force Academy – 2 nd Place: Brandon Seifert, University of Colorado at Boulder Freshman/Sophomore Division: – 1 st Place: E. Bonick, S. Deakins, T. Gamble, K. Kim, United States Air Force Academy – 2 nd Place: J. Brodacz, A. Alexaitis, N. Dickey, C. Schulter, United States Air Force Academy – 3 rd Place: Nolan Bader, United States Air Force Academy Undergraduate Division: – 1 st Place: M. Carlos, R. Bosworth, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs – 2 nd Place: Ryan Kolesar, United States Air Force Academy – 3 rd Place: Mark Boyer, Cody Deacon, United States Air Force Academy

23 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Section Highlights, contd Student Paper Conference: Winners, contd Graduate Division: – 1 st Place: Bharat Mahajan, Missouri University of Science and Technology – 2 nd Place: Ross Elder, University of Colorado of Colorado Springs – 3 rd Place: Victoria Prokopf, Missouri University of Science and Technology Team Division: – 1 st Place: N. Truesdale, K. Dinkel, M. Skeen, University of Colorado at Boulder – 2 nd Place: M. Bonnici, N. Penmetsa, W. Shaw-Cortz, University of Colorado at Boulder – 3 rd Place: C. Helfenbein, N. Schlatter, University of Colorado at Boulder

24 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Section Highlights, contd Breakdown of Registration Iowa State University:7 Missouri University of Science and Technology: 2 St Louis University21 United States Air Force Academy49 University of Colorado at Boulder36 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs4 No Affiliation2 Breakdown of Presentations by Category (Total: 48) Undergraduate19 Graduate3 Team17 Community Outreach2 Freshman/Sophomore7

25 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Items for RSAC Section Awards Webinar, 17 May 1500 ET/1400 CT/1300 MT/1200 PT Dial in #: 1-866-740-1260 Access code: 2643848 Please encourage your section members to support Larry Brase will represent Region V in the Aug 2012 Nominating Committee

26 Laura Richard Region V Region V Report to RSAC 9 May 2012 Regional Health

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