Rae Ann Meyer has been named associate director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville.
She will lead development of the center’s business operations, guide daily business decisions and oversee center operational policy and processes, as well as advance the direction of the center’s future.
The center currently has 7,000 on- or near-site civil servant and contract employees and an annual budget of approximately $3.6 billion.
“With more than two decades of government operations and management experience, Rae Ann is well prepared for her new position on the center’s leadership team,” said Jody Singer, Marshall Center director.
The Tennessee native most recently served as deputy manager of Marshall’s Science and Technology Office, responsible for planning, developing and executing a broad range of science and technology investigations, programs, projects and activities in support of NASA’s science, technology and exploration goals.
Meyer previously served as manager of Marshall’s Science and Technology Partnerships and Formulation Office, as a technical advisor to the Office of Strategy and Plans at NASA headquarters in Washington, D.C.; and as chief of key engineering directorate for structure and flight analysis divisions. She began her career with NASA in 1989.
She is a University of Tennessee in Knoxville graduate.