[image-62]G. Michael Green is the Director of Communications and Operations, as well as the Chief of Staff, for the Space Technology Mission Directorate. Previously he served in this role for the Office of the Chief Technologist (OCT).
Prior to his current post, Green served as the Senior Manager for Strategic Communications Planning in NASA's Office of Communications Planning. He was also the Director for Strategic Communications in NASA's Aeronautics Mission Directorate and served as the Acting Director for Informal Education in NASA's Office of Education.
Green has also served as a senior planner in NASA's Office of Policy and Plans, and as the Executive Director of the NASA Advisory Council, the agency's highest independent advisory body that reports to the NASA Administrator.
Green came to NASA in 1990, after being selected as a U.S. Presidential Management Intern. In addition to his NASA duties, Green was Director and Chief Spokesperson for the Brandy Station Foundation (BSF) from 1991 to 1998. The BSF led a national campaign to save the site of the largest cavalry battle of the American Civil War from commercial development.
Green received a master's degree in political science from American University in 1990. He earned a bachelor's degree in communications and political science from Ball State University in 1988. In 2010, he co-authored the acclaimed biography: Charlie Finley: The Outrageous Story of Baseball’s Super Showman. His articles on space policy, baseball history, and historic preservation have appeared in numerous national newspapers and journals, including the Washington Post, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Chicago Sun Times, Miami Herald, Washington Times, the journal Nine, the national baseball magazine 108 and Space Times.