San Dimas, CA (PRWEB) February 22, 2006
SpectraSensors, Inc., a high technology spin-off of the NASA/Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory, announced that Jane F. Garvey, former 14th Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), has joined the SpectraSensors board of directors. Garvey led an organization of 50,000 FAA employees and with a $13 billion annual budget, regulated and oversaw the country’s aviation safety and air traffic management system. In addition to successfully navigating the FAA through the Y2000 transition, she implemented risk management throughout the aviation community to improve safety while expanding air traffic control capacity and capabilities.
Currently, Garvey is Executive Vice President of APCO Worldwide and Chairmen of the firm's transportation practice where she provides senior strategic counsel to APCO clients globally, covering topics from government relations to policy to communications advice.
George Balogh, SpectraSensors CEO said, “Jane brings to our company a wealth of experience and knowledge that will help us successfully market our products in the energy, water purity, and atmospheric monitoring sectors. She can be especially helpful in guiding our next steps in expanding the use of the SpectraSensors FAA-certified Water Vapor Sensing System for airborne weather forecasting currently being rolled out by United Parcel Service. More information about Jane’s extensive credentials can be found on the SpectraSensors Web site.”
SpectraSensors, Inc. headquartered in San Dimas, California, was incorporated in 1999, as a technology spin-off of the NASA/Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The company is a leading manufacturer of optically based gas sensors for the industrial process and environmental monitoring markets. Typical applications include non-contact measurement of moisture, carbon dioxide, and other corrosives in natural gas pipelines (Energy Market), industrial process monitoring (Petrochemical), arsenic and other impurities in drinking water (Water Purity), and airborne water vapor and other atmospheric measurements from commercial aircraft for the U.S. and International Weather Services (Atmospheric).
George M. Balogh, CEO
Tel: (909) 542-0394 x237
972 North Amelia Avenue
San Dimas, CA 91773
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