SSPI Northeast - Satellite Professions International

Please Welcome Our New Board Leadership!

Many thanks to all of you who submitted your names for SSPI Mid-Atlantic Board membership. And thanks also goes to those who placed their votes for the new Board. SSPI-MA is happy to welcome many new members who are ready to bring their unique vantage points and industry expertise to bear. We also have several experienced Board representatives carrying on, some in new leadership roles.

The 2018-2019 Board:
President: Charity Weeden, Lquinox Consulting
Vice-President: Will Gregory, UltiSat
Treasurer: Eileen McGowan, Intelsat
Secretary: Alena Koci, Inmarsat
Scholarships Chair: Rashid Neighbors, SES Government Solutions
Publicity Chair: Brendan Murray, Excelsior Space
Membership Chair: Fabien Armogathe, SES
Programs Co-Chair: Valvanera Moreno, SES 
Programs Co-Chair: Arnie Christianson, SES
Immediate Past President: Billie Sims, Hunter Communications
Stephanie Bednarek, SpaceX
Sallye Clark, Mintz Levin
Jodi Goldberg, Echostar
Chris Kinman, SES Government Solutions
Mark Lekowski, JSAT International
Diego Paldao, OneWeb
Dara Panahy, Milbank
Pat Rayermann, Semper-Fortis Solutions
Marie-Pierre Pluvinage, Airbus
Ed Spitler, Artel
Krystal Wilson, Secure World Foundation

On behalf of the new SSPI-MA Board, we all look forward to seeing you all at many events this season!

THIS THURSDAY: Annual Golf Tournament is July 19th


Registrants, don't forget our annual Golf Tournament in Reston is Thursday, July 19th! 

Registration to play in the event is now closed, but if you'd like to volunteer or donate a raffle prize, you can go to the following link: 

Click Here for volunteer and donation opportunities

The annual Golf Tournament raises vital funds for our scholarship programs, and promises to be a fun and relaxing day for golfers of all skills. We look forward to seeing you there!

Welcome to the SSPI Mid-Atlantic Chapter (US)

Serves: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, and the District of Columbia

The SSPI Mid-Atlantic Chapter boasts an energetic and active chapter, with educational and networking events throughout the year. These events support our scholarship program and prize competition, which we hold in partnership with the George Washington University, George Mason University and the University of Maryland.

What's coming.....

Upcoming Events


Details from our June 2018 panel discussion on Earth Observation Data Utilization, and how data is used to make crucial, life-saving decisions.


Spotlight on Career Opportunities!

SSPI-MA is proud to announce it is hosting a job board! See  for the latest opportunities in the space and satellite career fields. If your company wants to list a position, reach out to us at: