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SDL welcomes Karika to the USURF Board of Trustees

By Karen Wolfe
Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory
27 July 2007

North Logan—The Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory in North Logan, Utah is pleased to announce that Janet C. Karika has accepted a position on the Utah State University Research Foundation Board of Trustees.

Ms. Karika comes to the organization with 27 years of technical expertise. She is a recognized authority on treaty issues and international space and missile policy. Ms. Karika holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Arizona State University. She is the Director of Interagency Launch Programs for Jacobs Technology Inc, supporting NASA's Launch Services Program at Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

USU’s Research Foundation was created in 1967 as a not-for-profit corporation whose purpose is to provide an organization for the management and physical support of applied research and the advancement of innovative technologies. The Foundation’s board of directors is made up of voting members that represent the community, industry and the university.