CV: Consultant



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 Date Submitted:13-01-2013
 Last Modified:13-01-2013 (05:00)
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 Current job:Consultant
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Own country
 Date available:within a month
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Business Services
 KeywordsProject Management, Government Relations, Government Affairs, Business Development, Associations


President & Consultant

Andrew Barber Consulting LLC, Leesburg, VA

January 2011 to present

Consultant to aerospace, science, trade association and non-profit communities.

Provides government relations, strategy support and communications services.

Represents companies to Washington DC decision-makers and trade associations.


Director, Space Systems Division

Aerospace Industries Association, Arlington, VA

Director, June 2007 to November 2010

Manager, January 2004 to May 2007

Represented industry to Congress, government offices and other advocacy groups to gain attention and favorable consideration of issues.

Led AIA Space Council representing 40 aerospace companies in government relations, government affairs, business development, lobbying, procurement and technical areas.

Facilitated AIA Space Council members and other space advocacy groups in developing consensus and actions to address Federal space policy and Congressional space issues. 

Authored special reports, whitepapers, brochures and talking points to Administration and Congressional staff.

Developed and presented presentations to large audiences of Congressional staff, Federal agencies and industry.

Prepared briefings and Congressional testimony for CEO and Vice President for Congressional hearings and meetings.

Managed issues and developed agenda pertaining to CEO’s position on the NASA Advisory Council and Chair of the NASA Aeronautics Committee.

Directed departmental operations, budgets and personnel, and supported the AIA Vice President for all strategic level requirements.

Prepared bi-annual Executive Space Industry Roundtables and quarterly Council meetings for member company CEOs and Space Council.

Reported on Congressional hearings and legislation impacting aerospace issues and provided information and background data to members and government officials.

Arranged joint government-industry working groups and project teams to facilitate consensus building on major issues affecting the industry.

Communicated with Congress as a registered lobbyist and subject matter expert.


Engineering Journals Editorial Assistant

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA

January 2000 through January 2004

Coordinated editors and authors for 30 engineering journals.

Responsible for data extraction, mining and report development.

Developed new procedures and trained incoming staff.


Supervisor of Photo Services and Contracts & Project Manager

Walker and Associates, Seattle, WA

June 1997 through July 1999

Managed firm’s Photo Services Department.

Doubled department’s earnings over a one year period.   

Planned and estimated mapping, aerial photography and remote sensing projects.


Project Manager & Aerial Photographer

HJW GeoSpatial, Inc., Oakland, CA

August 1989 through October 1996  

Project Manager/Aerial Photographer for 250 flying projects annually.    

Subcontracted and coordinated numerous nationwide projects.

Planned and estimated mapping, aerial photography and remote sensing projects.


Budget Clerk & Acting Public Information Officer

U.S. Small Business Administration, Region IX Office, San Francisco, CA

June 1988 through August 1989

Coordinated budgets for ten district offices.

Responded to media inquiries as acting Public Information Officer.



Various Cultural Resource Management firms

April 1986 through June 1988

Performed archaeological excavation, report writing, laboratory analysis and surveying.



BA Anthropology (Archaeology).  University of California, Santa Cruz.

AA Natural Sciences.  Ohlone Jr. College, Fremont, CA.

Member – ASPRS.  (American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) 1989-present.

Internship–NASA Ames Research Center.  Thermal Physics Laboratory. 1977-1978.

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