Status Report

Kyle Yunaska Named Deputy Chief of Staff At NASA Headquarters

By SpaceRef Editor
May 28, 2020
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Subject: Kyle Yunaska Named Deputy Chief of Staff
Date: May 28, 2020 at 5:48:56 PM EDT
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Point of Contact: Bettina Inclán, Office of Communications, NASA Headquarters, 202-358-1600 
Kyle Yunaska Named Deputy Chief of Staff
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Kyle Yunaska as the agency’s Deputy Chief of Staff.
Yunaska has joined NASA after holding various positions at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Most recently, he served as Director of the National Laboratory Operations Board — a group organized to strengthen and enhance the partnership between DOE and the National Laboratories. In this role, Yunaska joined the DOE Space Coordination Group, which directs and organizes space related efforts across the Department with external stakeholders. 

Yunaska also served as the Principal Deputy Director and Chief of Staff for DOE’s Office of Policy and held several advisory roles throughout the Department. Prior to his work at DOE, Yunaska held a range of positions at various academic, nonprofit, and private sector organizations.

Yunaska received his Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Physics from East Carolina University.

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