United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Welcomes New Board of Directors

United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Welcomes New Board of Directors

March 2, 2005

OAK HILL, Va. – The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) today welcomed three new board members, bolstering the depth and strength of the foundation’s board with a total of 13.

The new members of the USGIF board of directors are:

John T. Werle, Vice President and General Manager, Space & Intelligence Systems, The Boeing Company

Michael M. Thomas, Vice President & General Manager, Geospatial-Intelligence Solutions, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Christopher K. Tucker, President and CEO, Ionic Enterprise

“As the Foundation membership continues to grow and our programs have become more diverse, we are excited to bring on these new board members, as their value will be immense,” said K. Stuart Shea, chairman of the board of directors, USGIF. “These individuals, each with a unique and impressive professional background, will help provide our foundation with the direction it needs to maintain its role as the premier forum for the geospatial intelligence industry.”

These directors join Shea and the USGIF’s other directors including Jack Dangermond, President, ESRI; Dr. Michael F. Goodchild, Professor of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara; Arthur V. Grant, Vice President, Raytheon; and Paul L. Graziani, President & CEO, Analytical Graphics, Inc.; Dr. Leo A. Hazelwood, General Manager, Mission Integration Business Unit, Science Applications International Corporation; Steven D. Jacques, Legislative & Business Development Consultant, Jacques & Associates, Inc.; Brig. Gen. Michael G. Lee, USAF (Ret.), Executive Director and Vice President Special Services Division (SSD), American Systems Corporation; James A. Myer, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman, Photon Research Associates, Inc.; and Herbert F. Satterlee III, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, DigitalGlobe, Inc.

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation is a Virginia-based nonstock, not-for-profit corporation. The Foundation is dedicated to promoting the geospatial intelligence tradecraft and developing a stronger community of interest between government, industry, academic and professional organizations and individuals who share a mission focus around the development and application of geospatial intelligence data and geo-processing resources to address national security objectives. For more information on the Foundation, visit www.usgif.org.

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