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Officers & Staff

Senior Management
Dr. Robert Zubrin, President
Lucinda Offer, Executive Director
Kent Nebergall, Chairman, Steering Committee
Michael Stoltz, Director, Media & Public Relations, & Lead Convention Organizer
Dr. Shannon Rupert, Director, MDRS
Kevin Sloan, Director, University Rover Challenge
James Burk, Director, Information Technology & MarsVR, Lead Convention Organizer & Event Technologist
Carie Fay, Director, Administration, Treasurer, & Lead Convention Organizer
Lucinda Offer, Acting Director, Education & Outreach
Raksha Kammandore Ravi, Chapters Coordinator
Frank Crossman, Chief Archivist

Mars Desert Research Station Management
Dr. Shannon Rupert, Director, MDRS
Dr. Robert Zubrin, President, The Mars Society
Dr. Jonathan Clarke, Director, Crew Research
Dr. Peter Detterline, Director, Observatories/Astronomy Team Coordinator
Scott Davis & NorCal Chapter, Spacesuits
David Murray, GreenHab Manager
Gael Mariani, CapCOM Coordinator
Bernard Dubb, CapCOM Deputy Coordinator/IT Coordinator
Michael Stoltz, Liaison, Media Relations
James Burk, Director, Information Technology & Webmaster
Susan Holden Martin, MBA, JD, Steering Committee Member
Kay Radzik, Advisor at Large

Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station Management
Dr. Robert Zubrin, President, The Mars Society
Joe Palaia, Mission Director
Susan Holden-Martin, EU-Interact Station Manager
Michael Stoltz, Liaison, Media Relations
James Burk, Director, Information Technology & Webmaster

University Rover Challenge Management
Kevin Sloan, Director, University Rover Challenge
Andrew Duncan, Deputy Director
Darrel Robertson, Associate Director, Requirements & Guidelines
Graham Lau, Associate Director, Logistics

Digital Initiatives (Internet Task Force)
James Burk, Director, Information Technology & MarsVR, Convention Lead Event Technologist
Jeff Rayner, Development Lead, MarsVR
Nelson Reid, Senior Developer, MarsVR
Paul Conrad, UX Designer
Ryan Watson, Full Stack Developer
Tiffany Kelly, Marketing & UX Designer
Brendan Lauer, Convention Technical Volunteer

Communications & Marketing Team
Michael Stoltz, Director, Media & Public Relations
Evan Plant-Weir, Senior Writer, Red Planet Bound Blog
Ron Craig, Host, Red Planet Live, & Content Creator, Social Media
Dylan Ruan, Graphic Designer, Social Media
Fern Decena, Consultant, Social Media

Updated October 2021