PR Specialist and Education Outreach Coordinator Hired at SDL

May 20, 2001

The Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) is pleased to announce that Trina Paskett has joined the company as Public Relations (PR) Specialist and Education Outreach Coordinator. As such, she performs a wide range of duties including media relations, marketing, advertising and the coordination and implementation

Paskett began her work at SDL as a student employee where she developed and began implementing a marketing PR plan and was involved with NASA's outreach program for the Geostationary Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer (GIFTS), an advanced weather satellite for which SDL is developing the primary instrumentation. She also coordinated SDL's involvement with Utah Space Week, where SDL employees introduced over 1,200 sixth graders to global positioning systems. Paskett served as the PR intern for the Rocky Mountain NASA Space Grant Consortium this past school year and worked as a PR intern for USU's Athletic Media Relations office for three years.

A 2001 Cum Laude graduate of USU, Paskett received her BS in Communication with an emphasis in PR and a minor in marketing.

SDL, a not-for-profit research corporation and a unit of the Utah State University Research Foundation, is actively involved with and committed to its employees, the University, the community and education.