WASHINGTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chandler/May, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Jay McConville has been elected President of the Washington, DC chapter of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) by the chapter membership. The "AUVSI DC Capitol Chapter" serves AUVSI members who live or work in the Washington DC Metro area.
According to its vision statement, the organization is dedicated to providing "credible advocacy and support for the potential that unmanned systems can provide for the military and commercial sector as well as our nation." The election was conducted in February, and Mr. McConville will serve a two-year term. Information about the chapter is available at http://www.auvsidccapitol.net.
"ChandlerMay is dedicated to working with AUVSI and the unmanned systems industry to further the progress of unmanned technologies and enhance the benefits that these technologies can and do provide our society," said Mr. Jesse May, President of ChandlerMay. "Jay's commitment to these goals, and his past work with AUVSI, will help the DC Capitol Chapter make a difference for its members and our entire community."
Mr. McConville has served on the Chapter's Executive Committee for three years as the Public Relations Chair. He is the Executive Vice President for Strategy and New Business at ChandlerMay, and the Chairman of the Board for AME Unmanned Air Systems, a ChandlerMay company.
Prior to his time with ChandlerMay, he was a Vice President for a major defense firm responsible for more than $300 million a year in surveillance and reconnaissance business. Mr. McConville is a United States Army veteran and holds a Bachelor of Science from George Mason University and a Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence from the Defense Intelligence College, Washington, DC.
ChandlerMay is a System Integration and Tactical Product Development company that has delivered hundreds of C2 shelters, rugged computing systems, and I/O solutions to the Defense and Aerospace Markets. These military systems designed and built by ChandlerMay include the development and production of tactical ground control shelters, custom C2 systems on air defense control platforms, portable ground control stations, submarine tactical equipment test stations, UAV flight and payload computers, aircraft glass inspection systems, and field-rugged system simulators and trainers. http://www.chandlermay.com
About AME Unmanned Air Systems
AME UAS, headquartered in San Luis Obispo, CA, is a leading provider of Unmanned Aircraft Systems. The company specializes in the design, test, production, and support of unmanned systems. After designing and producing the US Air Force's first small UAV system, the company has since delivered over 1500 aircraft to U.S. and Allied forces. Unique in the industry for its agility and breadth of capability, AME UAS focuses on innovative turnkey solutions to support the Warfighter and to meet unique mission and customer requirements. http://www.ameuas.com
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