Aerospace Corp. has appointed retired U.S. Air Force Gen. Paul Selva,Â Department of Defense veteran Kathleen Hicks and former NASA official Dava Newman to the nonprofit companyâs board of trustees.
Selva, who spent 39 years in theÂ Air Force, previously served asÂ vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff andÂ commanded U.S. Transportation Command and Air Mobility Command,Â Aerospace Corp. said Monday.
Hicks is a senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, as well as holds the positions ofÂ Henry A. Kissinger chairÂ and international security program directorÂ there. She alsoÂ worked at the Department of Defense asÂ deputy undersecretaryÂ for strategy, plansÂ and forces.
Newman, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, helped develop NASA’sÂ Human Journey to Mars strategy during her tenure as the agency’s deputy administrator from 2015 to 2017.
Steve Isakowitz, president and CEO of Aerospace Corp, said the newly elected board members will offerÂ their insightsÂ toÂ the organization and the space community it supports.
The El Segundo, Calif.-based nonprofitâs board of trustees is comprised of 12 to 22 members who come from the government,Â commercial and academic sectors.