Press Release

Glenn Mahone Named Acting Associate Administrator for Public Affairs

By SpaceRef Editor
August 20, 2001
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Administrator Daniel S. Goldin today named Glenn Mahone, NASA
Press Secretary and Senior Advisor, as the new Acting Associate
Administrator for Public Affairs.

Mahone was first appointed to the Administrator’s office in April
2000. As a senior advisor and press secretary, he provided advance
and on-site communications guidance, coordinating the
Administrator’s appearances for national and local events, often
involving the White House, members of Congress and aerospace
industry leaders.

“I am delighted Glenn has agreed to accept this important
appointment,” said Administrator Goldin. “His guidance and advice
are deeply respected by NASA’s senior managers and his new
leadership role will be vital to the continued success of our
public affairs outreach efforts.”

Before joining NASA, Mahone served as a key advisor to the U.S.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, providing advice on
communications strategy and directing the preparation of speeches
and other support material for internal and external use. In 1997,
he was a commercial sales and marketing manager for ADT Security
Services, Baltimore, MD.

Mahone’s previous experience also includes work as management
consultant to the President and CEO of Stephens Engineering
Company, Inc., Lanham, MD, and he was a consultant for employment
and training for the U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, DC.

Before coming to Washington, Mahone was Director of Information
Services and Press Secretary for the Arkansas Secretary of State
and he worked as Director of Public Affairs for KHTV-TV, a CBS
television network affiliate in Little Rock.

Mahone has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications from the
University of Central Arkansas, with a minor in journalism.

SpaceRef staff editor.