Press Release Summary:
Jeffrey S. Goldfinger, director of business development at L-3 Interstate Electronics, has been elected to serve 3-year term on ASTM board of directors. An ASTM International fellow and 2012 Award of Merit winner, Goldfinger was honored by Committee F38 on Unmanned Aircraft Systems for his leadership in standards work that supports global UAS community and heightens industry’s safety and access to national airspaces. Goldfinger also served as naval flight officer for 20 years in the U.S. Navy.
Original Press Release:
Jeffrey S. Goldfinger to Serve on ASTM International Board of Directors
W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., —Jeffrey S. Goldfinger, director of business development at L-3 Interstate Electronics, San Diego, Calif, a division of L-3 Communications, a global top tier aerospace and defense company, has been elected to serve a three-year term on the ASTM International board of directors.
An ASTM International fellow and 2012 Award of Merit winner, Goldfinger was honored by Committee F38 on Unmanned Aircraft Systems for his leadership in standards work that supports the global UAS community and heightens the industry’s safety and access to national airspaces. Goldfinger, an ASTM member since 2003, also received the President’s Leadership Award in 2009 for contributions to F38 and for promoting the recognition and acceptance of standards developed by the committee. He is a past F38 chairman, for which he received an Outgoing Chairman Award, and a member of Committees F37 on Light Sport Aircraft and F41 on Unmanned Maritime Vehicle Systems.
Goldfinger served as a naval flight officer for 20 years in the U.S. Navy, logging more than 1,500 flight hours in various carrier-based tactical aircraft as well as leading a Pioneer UAS detachment at sea. He retired from the Navy in 2002 and then became director of UAS operations for Brandes Associates Inc. in Santa Barbara, Calif. In 2006, he became director of UAS applications at L-3 Link Simulation and Training in Arlington, Texas, and assumed his current role at L-3 Interstate Electronics in 2011.
Goldfinger is a member of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. A U.S. Federal Aviation Administration certificated commercial, instrument rated pilot, he holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.
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