Member Biography

Joe Mayer

Title: Director, Government Relations - FL

Organization: Lockheed Martin

Committee Position: Member

Joe Mayer is the Director of Government Relations for Lockheed Martin in FL, LA and MS. Mayer has 41 years' experience in government and community relations, national security affairs and U.S. space exploration policy in Washington, D.C., Texas and Florida.

He worked previously for The Boeing Company, Rockwell International, the Senate Intelligence Committee and U.S. Senator Jake Garn (R-UT).

Mayer is Chairman of Citizens for Space Exploration, a national grassroots organization advocating US leadership in space exploration. He is a NASA Space Flight Awareness award recipient, an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a member of Congressman Bill Posey's Space Advisory Committee.

He is Board Chair of the Economic Development Commission of Florida's Space Coast and a Board member of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, the Astronauts Memorial Foundation, the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Florida Defense Contractors Association.