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Diana K. Oglesby

Director of the Strategic Integration and Management Division for Space Operations

Diana K. Oglesby is the director of the Strategic Integration and Management Division within the Space Operations Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters. In this role, she is responsible for programmatic integration, performance measurement, acquisition strategy processes, information technology, cybersecurity, and stakeholder outreach as well as a broad array of personnel and related administrative functions for the mission directorate. 

Oglesby previously served as manager, program control and integration for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, where she worked with industry to develop and operate safe, reliable, and cost-effective human spaceflight capabilities for accessing low Earth orbit. Oglesby aided in the execution of the agency’s goal to facilitate the development and certification of United States commercial crew transportation capable of carrying humans to and from the International Space Station and potentially other destinations in low Earth orbit. She oversaw program integration activities, such as budget planning and execution, resources and schedule management, contract management, strategic communication and public engagement, information technology architecture, and configuration/data management. Oglesby also completed a 6-month detail assignment to NASA Headquarters as the deputy director of the Resources Management Office for the Exploration Systems Development Mission Directorate and Space Operations Mission Directorate helping to oversee the formulation and execution of NASA’s $12 billion Exploration and Space Operations budget. 

Oglesby began her NASA career as a computer engineer in 2003 supporting the IT and Communications Services Directorate and NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Chief Information Officer to include leadership positions in the disciplines of IT security and software development. She served as the Kennedy Space Center application portfolio manager, where she championed software initiatives and delivered noteworthy contributions to improve the effectiveness of legacy software applications. Oglesby has also led several strategic acquisition initiatives including the crucial Source Evaluation Board for the major IT and communications support at the center. 

NASA has recognized her professional efforts and contributions to the agency with numerous citations and accolades. She is proud to have played a role in returning human spaceflight capability to the U.S. following the retirement of the Space Shuttle Program in 2011. Oglesby earned a Bachelor of Science from Oklahoma Christian University and a master’s degree in software engineering from Florida Institute of Technology. Oglesby is a native of Texas and currently resides in Orlando with her husband, Bradley, and three children, Lola Jane, Benjamin, and Ethan.