Leadership Team

Board of Directors

Mina Mukhar, MBA

Founding President
Dallas, TX, USA

Bruce Mackenzie

Liaison – Mars Foundation
Boston, MA, USA

Gary Stephenson

Co-Founder, Technical Director
Houston, TX, USA

Frank Stratford

Liaison – MarsDrive
Melbourne, VIC, AU

Board of Advisors

John Brophy

NASA JPL – Propulsion Expert
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Daniel Villani

Chief Technical Advisor
Long Beach, CA, USA

Jason Rhian

Public & Media Relations Advisor
Tampa/ St. Petersburg, FL, USA

Executive Committee

Chris Belland

Executive Director
Houston, TX, USA

Shaun Tobin, CPA

Treasurer
Austin, TX, USA

Gary Stephenson

Co-Founder, Technical Director
Houston, TX, USA

J. Leigh Tarzian

Human Resources Director
Midland, TX, USA

Outreach Committee

Duncan Miller

Community Outreach Organizer
Manhattan Beach, CA, USA

Jacob Chancery

Aerospace Engineer
Huntsville, AL, USA

Yusi Shih

Technical Advisor
Arlington, TX, USA

Board of Directors

Mina Mukhar, MBA

Founding President
Dallas, TX
United States

Frank Stratford

Liaison – MarsDrive
Melbourne, VIC
Austrailia

Gary Stephenson

Co-Founder, Technical Director
Houston, TX
United States

Bruce Mackenzie

Liaison – Mars Foundation
Boston, MA
United States

Board of Advisors

John Brophy

NASA JPL – Propulsion Expert
Los Angeles, CA
United States

Daniel Villani

Chief Technical Advisor
Long Beach, CA
United States

Jason Rhian

Public & Media Relations Advisor
Tampa/ St. Petersburg, FL
United States

Executive Committee

Chris Bellant

Executive Director
Houston, TX
United States

Shaun Tobin, CPA

Treasurer
Austin, TX
United States

Gary Stephenson

Co-Founder, Technical Director
Houston, TX
United States

J. Leigh Tarzian

Human Resources Director
Midland, TX
United States

Mars Initiative is a non-profit organization, 501(c)3. We are comprised entirely of volunteers from around the world who donate their time and expertise. 100% of the money we receive will be awarded to the first entity that lands humans on Mars.

Facebook icon
Twitter icon
Google+ icon
LinkedIn icon
YouTube icon
RSS icon