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Strategic Integration Roles and Responsibilities
Name Assigned Responsibilities
James J. Reuther
Director, Strategic Integration
  • Executive Secretary, NASA Technology Executive Council (NTEC)
  • Delegated Chair, NASA Center Technologists Council (CTC)
  • Member, Office of Chief Technologist (OCT) Program Management Council
Tibor Balint
  • Office of Chief Technologist Quarterly Report Coordinator
  • Office of Chief Technologist Annual Report Coordinator
  • Office of Chief Engineer (OCE) Technology POC
  • Space Operations Mission Directorate (SOMD) Technology POC
  • Strategic Integration Website Content Coordinator
  • Human Spaceflight Architecture Team (HAT) Servicing and Deployment Working Group Team Member
  • OCT NPR 7120 Compliance Coordinator
  • Agency Technology Coordination:
    • Power and Propulsion
    • In-Space Power Generation and Storage
    • Active and Passive Thermal Systems
Maria G. Bualat
  • NTEC Meeting Coordinator
  • CTC Meeting Coordinator
  • Technology Seminar Coordinator
  • Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) Technology POC
  • Agency Technology Coordination:
    • Robotics
    • Modeling and Simulation
    • Instruments
Faith Chandler
  • Technology-Portfolio System, Development Manager
  • OCT NASA Strategic Plan & Annual Performance Goals (APG) Coordinator
  • Space Technology Grand Challenges Coordinator
  • Science Mission Directorate, Technology POC
  • Nuclear System Working Group, Chair
  • Agency Technology Coordination:
    • Nuclear Systems
    • Humans in Extreme Environments
    • Ground Systems (Including Control Rooms and Autonomous Operations)
    • Habitat, Environmental Control Life Support Systems (ECLSS), Human-Radiation Protection and Extra-Vehicular Activity (EVA)
Karen McNamara
  • Space Technology Roadmap Coordinator
  • Directed Work Coordination
  • Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs) Definition Coordination
  • Office of Safety and Mission Assurance (OSMA) Technology POC
  • Exploration Systems Mission Directorate (ESMD) Technology POC
  • OCT Point of Contact for Technical Capability
  • Agency Technology Coordination:
    • Biological Systems (Synthetic Biology, etc.)
    • Entry, Descent and Landing (EDL)
    • Planetary Protection
Charles Miller
  • Lead OCT’s Depot Element Team
  • Lead OCT’s Coordination Activities (POC) for ESMD/SOMD Commercial Space Activities
  • Lead OCT’s Coordination with Emerging Commercial Space Activities
  • FAA-AST and DOC Office of Space Commerce POC
  • Agency Technology Coordination:
    • Commercial Space
    • In-Situ Resource Utilization
Denise Podolski
  • Department of Defense (DoD) POC
  • Agency Technical Coordination:
    • Communications and Navigation (Optical; Radio Frequency (RF); X-Ray)
Dianne Wiley
  • Space Technology Roadmap Integrated Report Coordinator
  • Propulsion Depot Technology Working Group, Member
  • Agency Technology Coordination:
    • Propellant Storage and Transfer
    • Structures, Mechanisms and Materials
    • Launch Propulsion
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