Former NASA Associate Administrator Lori Garver Joins DFI International

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from DFI International

    WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- DFI International is pleased to
 announce that Lori Garver, former Associate Administrator of NASA, has agreed
 to become affiliated with DFI International as Director of Space Program
 Development. In this adjunct capacity, Ms. Garver, the founder and President
 of Capital Space, a Virginia-based consulting firm, and current President of
 the American Astronautical Association, will assist DFI's senior management in
 strategic planning and business development activities related to the firm's
 corporate space practice.
     Founded in 1984 by Dr. Barry Blechman and headquartered in Washington DC,
 DFI International provides strategic planning, technology feasibility
 research, and business development assistance, as well as merger, acquisition,
 and strategic alliance support to financial institutions and Fortune 500
 aerospace, defense, telecommunications, and information technology companies.
     Until January 2001 Ms. Garver was the Associate Administrator for Policy
 and Plans at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), where
 she oversaw the analysis, development, and integration of NASA policies and
 long-range plans, the NASA Strategic Management System, the NASA Advisory
 Council, and History Division.
     Prior to this appointment, Ms. Garver served as a Senior Policy Analyst
 for the Office of Policy and Plans and as Special Assistant to Dan Goldin, the
 NASA Administrator.
     Before joining NASA, Ms. Garver was the Executive Director of the National
 Space Society, a space advocacy organization. As Executive Director, she
 served as the organizations' primary spokesperson, appearing on national
 television and regularly testifying on Capitol Hill.
     Ms. Garver received her Masters degree in Science, Technology, and Public
 Policy from the George Washington University in 1989, and her Bachelors degree
 in Political Science and Economics from Colorado College in 1983. She resides
 in McLean, VA with her husband, David Brandt, and their two children, Wesley
 and Mitchell.
 
 

SOURCE DFI International
    WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- DFI International is pleased to
 announce that Lori Garver, former Associate Administrator of NASA, has agreed
 to become affiliated with DFI International as Director of Space Program
 Development. In this adjunct capacity, Ms. Garver, the founder and President
 of Capital Space, a Virginia-based consulting firm, and current President of
 the American Astronautical Association, will assist DFI's senior management in
 strategic planning and business development activities related to the firm's
 corporate space practice.
     Founded in 1984 by Dr. Barry Blechman and headquartered in Washington DC,
 DFI International provides strategic planning, technology feasibility
 research, and business development assistance, as well as merger, acquisition,
 and strategic alliance support to financial institutions and Fortune 500
 aerospace, defense, telecommunications, and information technology companies.
     Until January 2001 Ms. Garver was the Associate Administrator for Policy
 and Plans at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), where
 she oversaw the analysis, development, and integration of NASA policies and
 long-range plans, the NASA Strategic Management System, the NASA Advisory
 Council, and History Division.
     Prior to this appointment, Ms. Garver served as a Senior Policy Analyst
 for the Office of Policy and Plans and as Special Assistant to Dan Goldin, the
 NASA Administrator.
     Before joining NASA, Ms. Garver was the Executive Director of the National
 Space Society, a space advocacy organization. As Executive Director, she
 served as the organizations' primary spokesperson, appearing on national
 television and regularly testifying on Capitol Hill.
     Ms. Garver received her Masters degree in Science, Technology, and Public
 Policy from the George Washington University in 1989, and her Bachelors degree
 in Political Science and Economics from Colorado College in 1983. She resides
 in McLean, VA with her husband, David Brandt, and their two children, Wesley
 and Mitchell.
 
 SOURCE  DFI International