Josh Powers currently volunteers as Deputy Director of DC Operations for Explore Mars Inc. and serves on the Board of Advisors of Integrated Space Analytics. He previously served as Senior Vice President and member of the Board of Directors of the National Space Society. He currently co-chairs the annual Humans to Mars Summit and previously chaired the 2008 and 2012 International Space Development Conferences. Mr. Powers received a B.S. in aerospace engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an M.S. in mechanical engineering from George Washington University. He lives and works in Northern Virginia.