Stephen E. Doyle

Educated in English, History and Law, BA, U Mass 1957-1960; JD, Duke U 1960-1963; McGill U 1963-65 PGS. 15 years civil service in 5 separate agencies of the federal government – primarily in Space Law & Treaty negotiation 15 years at Aerojet Corporation, Propulsion Division, in Sacramento CA - program management & strategic planning 15 years working a classic technology transfer, bringing rocket technology to power generation without pollution. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: January 2004 to Present – Executive Vice President, Clean Energy Systems, Inc. (Permanent, part-time) December 1999 - December 2003 – President, Clean Energy Systems, Inc.; August 1996 – November 2001 - Incorporator, Vice President for Administration, Corporate Secretary; Director 1996 – 2003. CES is a manufacturing/engineering company developing new technologies for pollution-free generation of electric power. For company information, see the website at March 1981 - May 1996 – Director, Senior Manager, and Manager, in positions involving program management, marketing, environmental affairs and strategic planning with an aerospace propulsion system design, development and manufacturing organization, the Aerojet-General Corporation at its Sacramento, CA Propulsion Plant. Retired, May 1996. Nov 1978 - March 1981 - Program Manager, Telecommunication & Information Systems and Space Studies, Office of Technology Assessment, US Congress, Washington, DC. Supervised and participated in studies of national policy in the titled topic areas. Selected and supervised contractors in office support studies and managed small (4 to 6) professional staff, as well as 2 to 4 contractors at a time. April 1974 - Nov 1978 - Deputy Director, Office of International Affairs, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC. Supervised office staff (25); supervised and conducted cooperative international program negotiations and served on US delegations to the United Nations and to other organizations involved in spaceflight programs and regulation. July 1970 - April 1974 - Special Assistant to the Director (1970-71), Attorney for International Affairs (1974), and Manager for International Organization Affairs (1972-74), Office of Telecommunication Policy, Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC. Involved in national policy review, preparation and coordination for national and international telecommunication policy matters. Served on US delegations to the United Nations and to other organizations involved in international telecommunication programs, especially using satellite communications. Sept 1967 - July 1970 - Foreign Affairs Officer, Office of Telecommunication Policy, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Dept. of State, Washington, DC. Involved in international telecommunication policy formation and US Government representation while serving on US delegations to the United Nations and other organizations involved in international telecommunication programs and regulation. Dec 1965 - Sept 1967 - Attorney-Advisor, International and Satellite Communication Division, Common Carrier Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. Involved in domestic and international regulatory activities involving licensing and control of satellite telecommunication services and systems. NATIONAL REPRESENTATIONAL ROLES: Vice Chairman, US Delegation, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) World Administrative Radio Conference on the Use of the Geostationary Satellite Orbit and the Space Services Utilizing It (WARC-ORB 85-88), Geneva, 1985; Delegation adviser 1988. US Representative, Scientific and Technical Subcommittee, UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, February 1978; Alternate US Representative or Adviser to the US Delegations to the Scientific & Technical Subcommittee 1972-77. Alternate US Representative or Adviser to the US Delegations to meetings of the Legal Subcommittee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, 1970-77; also to meetings of the parent Committee and to meetings of Special UN Working Groups. Delegate and Adviser, multiple negotiating sessions 1973-75, US Delegations to the Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO), Preparatory Committee meetings to formulate the charter of the International Maritime Satellite Organization (INMARSAT); Chairman of the International Economic Analysis Group in IMCO on the economic feasibility of INMARSAT (1974). Delegate and Adviser to the US Delegations, multiple negotiating sessions 1969-71, for the Plenipotentiary Conference to Establish Definitive Arrangements for the International Telecommunication Satellite Organization (INTELSAT). Delegate, Adviser and Committee Spokesman for the US Delegation at the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference, Malaga- Torremolinos, Spain, Sept-Oct 1973. PUBLIC SERVICE ACTIVITIES: Visiting Professor of International and Space Law, University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown, Australia, (1998). National Committee Chairman, FCC's Public Advisory Committee for the 1985 ITU WARC on the Geostationary Satellite Orbit, 1981-1985; Vice-Chairman of the National Advisory Committee for the second session of the Conference in 1988, (1985-88). National Subcommittee Chairman, FCC's Public Advisory Committee on preparation for the 1983 Regional Administrative Radio Conference (Region 2) of the ITU for planning of the Broadcasting- Satellite Service (1981-83). Visiting Lecturer at the Federal Personnel Office's Western Management Development Center, Denver, CO, and at colleges and universities, including Harvard U., Goucher College, George Washington U., USC, U Cal. Berkeley, U Cal. Davis, and McGill U., on topics of space law, space policy, and international organizations and policies involved in astronautics (1971 to 1998). Delegate, International Astronautical Federation Observer Delegation to the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and its Legal Subcommittee (1989, ’91, '95, '98). HONORS AND AWARDS: Equal Employment Opportunity Award and Medal, NASA, 1978 National Space Club Goddard Memorial Historical Essay Award, co-winner 1981 Distinguished Service Award from the International Institute of Space Law of the International Astronautical Federation, for outstanding contributions to the development of space law (Bangalore, India 1988) Multiple academic scholarships; Phi Kappa Phi, national honorary fraternity. Life Memberships: International Academy of Astronautics, Paris, France Association of the Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University, Montreal, P. Q., Canada International Institute of Space Law, Paris, France; Director 1993-2001; Honorary Director 2001 to present. Association of US Members of the International Institute of Space Law United Nations consultant on disarmament (under contract), served as project leader and author of a study of the international security implications of civil space systems, concentrating on the dual use potential of space systems (1990-1993). This study resulted in the book Civil Space Systems: Implications for International Security, Dartmouth Publishing, Aldershot, UK, 1994, 271 pp. Federal Office of Personnel Management Lecturer (under contract), lecturing at irregular intervals (up to 4 times each year) on current developments in national civil and military space policy: lectures are presented in half-day seminar format in a two week National Science Policy Seminar for federal executives. Consultant to the SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA, (1991-92) on a study of the Social Implications of the NASA High Resolution Microwave Search, an analysis of likely social impacts of discovery of a sentient society on another celestial body. Lecturer or visiting lecturer at several colleges and universities and speaker before civic societies and professional organizations, session chairman, panelist and coordinator for numerous professional society meetings. PUBLICATIONS: Author of several books, numerous articles in law journals, trade journals, and books; papers presented at conferences and symposia; and government reports and studies dealing with aspects of communications law and policy, international organizations, national and international aero-space law and policy, and emerging technology for power generation. A bibliography of publications is available upon request.

Broadcast 1106 (Special Edition)

Guest: Stephen E. Doyle, Atty. Topics: Space law, space property rights, space traffic management, liability, space debris, space tourism, and much more. Stephen Doyle was our guest for today's Space Show program to discuss various aspects of space law. As it turned out, this was a very comprehensive discussion on a variety of space law issues including space traffic management, space tourism, liability issues, space property rights, the Outer Space Treaty, international contributors to space law, and so very much more. I recommend this as a must hear program.

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