b'Carnegie Science|Summer 2019 3T R U S T E E N E W SCraig Barrett and David Thompson ElectedCarnegie Science Board Chair and Vice ChairAt the May meetings, the Carnegie Sciencechief executive officer of Orbital ATK inCarnegies president Eric D. Isaacs Board of Trustees unanimously elected2018. He cofounded Orbital ATKsremarked: Both Craig and Dave bring an former president and chief executive officerpredecessor, Orbital Sciences Corporation,enormous amount of business experience of chip-maker Intel Corporation, Craig Barrett,in 1982, and served as the companysin highly technical fields and share a deep as Chairman of the Carnegie Board ofchairman, president, and chief executivepassion for scientific discovery. Their Trustees. David Thompson, former presidentofficer when it merged with Alliantleadership will be essential in helping to and chief executive officer of the globalTechsystems in 2014. Orbital Sciencesensure that the Carnegie Institution for aerospace and defense company Orbital ATK,developed and deployed small- andScience continues to excel in its missionwas unanimously elected as Vice Chair. Theymedium-class space and rocket systemsof discovery and innovation long intosucceed outgoing cochairs Stephen P. A.for scientific, defense, and commercialthe future.Fodor, cofounder of the microarraycustomers.Outgoing cochairs of the Carnegie technology company Affymetrix, andPrior to cofounding Orbital in 1982,Board, Stephen Fodor and Suzanne Nora Suzanne Nora Johnson, former vice chairmanThompson was a special assistant to theJohnson, said, Its been a privilege to chair of Goldman Sachs, in addition to outgoingpresident of Hughes Aircraft Companysthe board of the Carnegie Institution for Vice Chair, Bruce Ferguson, President of theMissile Systems Group and was a projectScience to help insure that basic research American University of Iraq, Sulaimani. manager and engineer on advanced rocketremains a priority for our country. We are Craig Barrett, a Carnegie Board ofengines at the NASA Marshall Space Flightparticularly pleased to hand the reins over to Trustee member since November 2014 andCenter. As a college student, he worked onCraig and Dave. Their expertise in scientific now Chairman of the Board, is currentlythe first Mars landing missions at the Jetand business enterprises will provide an chairman and president of BASIS Schools,Propulsion Laboratory and on Space Shuttleexceptional foundation for strengthening Inc., an operator of charter schools inprojects at the NASA Langley ResearchCarnegies role in the scientific community Arizona, Texas, and Washington, D.C. He is aCenter and Johnson Space Center.in the years to come.leading advocate for improving education in the United States and has been involved in the creation, or has had leadership roles, in numerous organizations in this field. He retired as chairman of Intel Corporation in May 2009. He joined the company in 1974 as a technology development manager. In 1992, he was elected to Intels board of directors and was named chief operating officer in Carnegie Board of Trustees, guests, and senior Carnegie staff gathered at the Belmond El Encanto resort in 1993. Barrett became Intels fourth presidentSanta Barbara, California, for their May meetings (above). Outgoing cochairs Stephen Foder and Suzanne in May 1997 and chief executive officer inNora Johnson were honored at a reception there (bottom). Incoming Chairman Craig Barrett, former 1998. He was named the chairman of thepresident and chief executive officer of chip-maker Intel Corporation, presented the outgoing cochairs with a picture book of Carnegie science (bottom left). Guests mingled much of the evening. Former Carnegie fellow board in May 2005. and current trustee Sandra Faber, who recently received the prestigious Magellanic Premium medal from the David Thompson, a Carnegie Board ofAmerican Philosophical Society, talks to incoming Vice Chair David Thompson, former president and chief executive officer of Orbital ATK (right). Trustee member since May 2017 and nowImages courtesy photographer Baron Spafford/ Carnegie Institution for Science board Vice Chair, retired as president and'