|Michelle Mendes – President
Michelle strategically and collaboratively engineers excellence in business. Her corporate, legal and finance background have made her a leader in competitive global commercial space and innovation. Since joining the CSCA in 2014, she has been growing the Association, enriching its programs, improving the Canadian space ecosystem and being the voice of commercial space in Canada. She is a Member of the Space Advisory Board, sits on the Boards of MaxQ Canada, Women in Aerospace and SpaceApps Canada and serves on Committees of the International Astronautical Federation. Michelle holds an MBA in Space Commerce, a Bachelor of General Studies from Simon Fraser University and holds several other professional designations. Email: email@example.com
|Alec Wenzowski – Director
Randal Lilko – Director
Tasha De Freitas – Director
Stuart Crane – Director
|Wilfred So is a patent agent with a technical background including electrical, software, biomedical and mechanical fields, plus the integration of multidisciplinary systems.
A long-time space enthusiast, Anneke joined the CSCA in 2016 while she was an articling student at a top international law firm. Now a lawyer, Anneke is passionate about supporting entrepreneurs in the space and satellite sectors by providing innovative corporate and commercial legal services. Having studied and worked abroad for several years, Anneke is especially interested in fostering cross-border collaboration on commercial space initiatives, and promoting global industry growth. She works to support the initiatives of the Association, particularly in policy and law. She is on the organizing and technical committee of the Canadian SmallSat Symposium.