Aerospace Technology Innovation Board of Directors, Joint Center for
Pursues joint industry-university research in computing, manufacturing efficiency, materials/structures innovation, and other new technologies that can be used by aerospace firms. It also enhances the education of students in the engineering departments of the University of Washington, Washington State University, and other practicing institutions through industry-focused research. The Board of Directors work directly with existing small, medium-sized, and large aerospace firms and aerospace industry associations to identify research needs and opportunities to transfer off-the-shelf technologies that would benefit such firms.
|Policy Area||Transportation and Economic Development|
|Total Board Positions||9|
|Statutory Authority||RCW 28B.155.010|
|Public Disclosure Required?||No|
|Senate Confirmation Required?||No|
|Compensation||Reimbursed for meeting parking|
|Term Length (years)||3|
|Statutory Term Limits|
Member Requirements: Board consists of a nonvoting Chair and eight voting members. Of the eight voting members of the Board, one member represents small aerospace firms, one member represents medium-sized firms, one member represents large aerospace firms, one member represents labor, two members represent aerospace industry associations, and two members represent higher education.