|Stan C. Newberry|
Stan C. Newberry
Mr. Newberry is a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) and has worked at multiple NASA installations and other Government Agencies. Since 2003, Mr. Newberry has served as the Manager, Management and Technical Support Office (MTSO) for the NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC) at the Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. The NESC is a new NASA initiative that involves returning the Shuttle to safe flight and also includes strengthening and expanding the agency's safety, mission assurance, and engineering disciplines for all NASA programs. He is the owner and President of a small Corporation in Georgia and has extensive experience in managing and operating large and small organizations.
Mr. Newberry began his NASA career at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida after transferring from the Department of Defense. He designed and implemented computer systems for the Center. Mr. Newberry was assigned to NASA Headquarters in Washington DC in 1990. He served as the Director, Resources and Management Office for the Office of Life and Microgravity Sciences and Applications. This included the direct management and control of a $500 million annual budget to conduct research and build flight hardware for the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. He was selected by the NASA Administrator to implement and establish science institutes across the country to enable privatization of NASA research activities. During his tenure at NASA Headquarters, Mr. Newberry also served on the Space Station Re-design team that developed the current architecture for the International Space Station.
Mr. Newberry transferred to the Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX in 1996. He served as the Director, Space Operations for the Space Operations Management Office (SOMO) until August 2001. He was responsible for consolidation, commercialization and overall functional management of space networks, command and control facilities, operation data processing, planning systems, and telecommunication systems for NASA. The organization included a workforce of over 3000 government and contractor employees and an annual budget of approximately $700 million dollars. He had extensive interaction with Senior NASA Managers, Congressional staff members, representatives of other Government Agencies and industry leaders.
In 2001, Mr. Newberry was assigned to Colorado Springs, Colorado as the NASA representative to HQ Air Force Space Command (AFSPC). His primary duties included providing coordination and expanded cooperation between NASA and the AFSPC. He supported and led many collaborative activities between NASA and the Department of Defense (DOD) during this assignment.
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