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Space Foundation Adds Government Affairs Associate

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Space Foundation Adds Government Affairs Associate Tommy Sanford has joined the Space Foundation as a government affairs associate, working out of the Washington, D.C., office. 

Sanford has held internships with the House of Representatives Space & Aeronautics Subcommittee and the Department of Commerce’s Office of Space Commercialization.

“I’m a strong believer in opportunities in space improving life on Earth,” said Sanford.

In 2007, he graduated from Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., with a bachelor’s degree in political science. In his new position, Sanford is responsible for a broad range of activities associated with the Space Foundation’s Washington, D.C., operations, including working with constituents and planning special events and programs. Sanford reports to Brendan Curry, vice president – Washington, D.C., operations and government affairs.

This article is part of Space Watch: October 2009 (Volume: 8, Issue: 10).

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