TRA Board of Directors

President:
MARY ANN CHORYmaryannchory
Mary Ann retired from NG in 2013  with 33 years of service. She joined TRW in 1981  after working three years at TASC. Mary Ann  received an M.A. from University of Minnesota,  an M.A. in Teaching from University of Chicago  and a B.A. from St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame,  IN (all in mathematics.) She worked the majority of  NG’s space programs in all phases of development.  Her assignments ranged across many disciplines:  systems engineering, control systems, and hardware development.  These included Director positions in program, functional and  technology development.


Vice President:
AL HAUSRATHalhausrath

Al spent 30 years in the aerospace field,  initially with Convair. Here, he was Chief of  Stress and head of the Structural Methods group  working on the development of the Atlas and  Centaur boosters. Al joined TRW in 1966 at  Norton Air Force Base, working on the MX ICBM  development. He transferred to Space Park in  1974. He retired in 1988 as a Project Manager in  the System Engineering and Integration Division,  where he worked on many different classified projects. His interest  in computers led to an avocation of desktop publishing. He edited  the NNG from 1993 to 2016. He is a Fellow in the American  Society of Mechanical Engineers. He was President of TRA for  two years, and has previously served as a Director-at-Large.


Secretary:
MICHAEL NARIGONmichaelnarigon

Michael retired from Aerospace  Systems in 2014 after almost 30 years with TRW/  Northrop Grumman. He started in the Controls  Engineering Department in Building 82 where  he worked Fixed Base Test for multiple programs.  He managed Advanced Bus test bed integration  and the Integrated Avionics program. He worked  on laser communications programs at TRW and  took a stint at a small start up in Washington state  to commercialize laser communications. He received a B.S. in  Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State University and an M.S and  Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University.  He is currently editor of the No Name Gazette.


Treasurer:
CHARLES CLENDENINGcharlesclendening

Charles retired from NG in 2012  after 35+ years at TRW/NG. He joined the TRW  ATD Engineering Sciences Laboratory after a short  Air Force tour. Charles received a B.S. degree from  Case Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Physics  at Cornell University. He supported a number of  diverse programs primarily in laser-related areas.  His final assignment was as a Technical Fellow and  the Chief Scientist on the ABL Program. Charles is  currently serving as a TRA Director-at-Large.


Directors-at-Large:
ROBERT DOLLbobdoll

Bob spent most of his 30 years at TRW/  NG in the Ground Systems Department of the  Hardness and Survivability Laboratory. Bob  supported cryocooler flight vibration testing and  dynamic loads analysis for Titan IV and Delta IV  boost vehicles for Launch Systems Integration. He  obtained his B.S.M.E from CSULA, M.S.M.E from  USC, and a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley. He retired  in 2004 and has served two terms as President of  TRA. He is currently serving a fifth term as Treasurer.


ROSALIND H. LEErosalindlee

Rosalind retired from TRW in 2002 as a  Software Staff Engineer for Software Integration.  Rosalind worked on the MILSTAR program  at the Aerospace Corporation before rejoining  TRW. Here she supported the Ground Based  Radar program as CSC Package Manager in User  Interface with graphics design; the SBIRS Low FDS  Ground Segment Project as SOCCS CSC Software  Development Lead for the Communications area  and as Software Build Integration Lead; the Attack Operations  Decision Aid Program as User System Interface Lead; and the  Satellite Command/Control/Communication project proposal.  Rosalind has a B.S. in Business and Accounting from National  Taiwan University. After her immigration to the U.S she received  a second B.S. and an M.S. in Computer Science Engineering.  Rosalind is now devoting some of her time to the art of portrait  painting.


JACK TROSTjacktrost

Jack retired from TRW in 1995 after serving  34 years with the company. In addition to his  systems engineering contributions to the ballistic  missile and spacecraft programs, Jack developed  the Fluid Mechanics Laboratory, Building 67. Here  he directed experiments in many of the company’s  first high energy chemical lasers. He received a  B.S. in General Engineering from UCLA and an  M.S. in Aerospace Engineering from USC. He  was president of the TRW/SEA square dance club, Pioneer 8’s.  Jack is a docent at the Los Angeles Maritime Museum as well as  the Western Museum of Flight. He serves on the board of the  Peninsula Symphony Association. Jack is a past president of TRA.


REGGIE JUEreggiejue
Reggie retired as a Director in 2014 after 32 years at TRW/NG in various leadership roles in System Engineering. He was the Chief Engineer for Protected SatCom, and retired as the System Engineering lead for the James Webb Space Telescope. During his career, Reggie received the TRW Chairman’s Award for Innovation, TRW Distinguished Patent Award, NGST Award for Innovation, NGAS President’s Award, and the NG Award for Excellence. Reggie received his B.S. from Harvey Mudd College, M.S. degrees from UCLA and Stanford University.


MARCY MORRISONmarcymorrison
Retired in 1998 (kind of); but worked as editor/coordinator on proposals for 10 more years. Chairman of Activities committee for TRA helping to make the Holiday party, Spring Fling. and Summer Reunion enjoyable gatherings for our retirees. We also offer some day trips for TRA members. Helped form the fund raising arm of 1736 House. Was 1 of 5 winners for Woman of the Year award. Active in garden club, square dancing, traveling, hiking, plays.


CAROL SCHAMPcarolschamp
Carol has been a TRA member since retiring 18 years ago, after 28 years at Aerojet ElectroSystems (DSP sensors), Northrop Electronics (CCD arrays) and TRW (FleetSatCom, TDRSS, M4/R5). She held various technical and management positions in hardware development and systems engineering & test, including those of Director and Program Manager. Carol has a B.S. in mathematics/physics and a MSEE in solid state electronics and communications; she was a member of IEEE, Tau Beta Pi (President), IAE (Fellow) and SWE (President and still active). Carol serves on the board of the Peninsula Symphony Association. She is currently a Director-at-Large for TRA.

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