International Space Development Conference

Lori Garver

Featured Speaker: Lori Garver

General Manager of the Air Line Pilots Association, Former NASA Deputy Administrator

Lori Garver is the former Deputy Administrator of NASA. She was nominated on May 24, 2009, by President Barack Obama. She left the position in September 2013 to become General Manager of the Air Line Pilots Association. She was the lead civil space policy advisor for Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and led the agency review team for NASA during the post-election transition. She worked at NASA from 1996 – 2001, first as a special assistant to the NASA administrator and senior policy analyst for the Office of Policy and Plans, and then as the Associate Administrator for the Office of Policy and Plans. She served as the second Executive Director of the National Space Society from 1987 to 1996.