SETI Institute named David Black as its new CEO. Black is CEO emeritus of the Universities Space Research Association and visiting scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute. Earlier he was chief scientist for the Space Station and deputy chief for the Space Science Division at NASA Ames Research Center. He has chaired advisory committees for NASA and the National Science Foundation. The Institute was founded in 1984 by Thomas Pierson, and hen managed the organization until 2012. He was succeeded by Edna DeVore.
At American Cable Association:
- Ross Lieberman, from VP to government affairs SVP, DC office
- Robert Shema, from COO to membership/finance EVP and chief of staff
- Stacey Leech, from executive assistant to CEO, to meetings and industry affairs senior director.
Thomas Coté to executive director, New York State Psychological Association, Albany. Coté was previously deputy director at the New York State Association for Affordable Housing. Before that, he worked for the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York and the New York State Assembly.