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Glenn Mahone Named Acting Associate Administrator for Public Affairs

Press Release From: NASA HQ
Posted: Monday, August 20, 2001

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.

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