Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces the Expansion of its Board of Directors
Southampton, PA, July 30, 2010 — Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) (“ETC” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Winston E. Scott to its Board of Directors. Mr. Scott brings the total of ETC Board members to six.
Mr. Scott, a retired U. S. Navy Captain and former NASA Astronaut, currently serves as Dean of the College of Aeronautics of the Florida Institute of Technology. His professional experience includes significant industry and academic positions as well as a 27 year stint in the U. S. Navy. During his enlistment, Mr. Scott accumulated more than 5,000 hours of flight time in 20 different military and civilian aircraft and more than 200 shipboard landings.
Mr. Scott was selected by NASA for their Astronaut program in March 1992. He served on two space shuttle missions, logging more than 24 days in space including 3 spacewalks totaling over 19 hours.
Mr. Scott’s civilian experience includes serving as the Vice President for Student Affairs for Florida State University, an Associate Dean and Adjunct Instructor position at FSU College of Engineering, Executive Director of the Florida Space Authority, and as Vice President and Deputy General Manager of the engineering and science contract group for Jacobs Engineering in Houston, Texas.
Mr. Scott holds a B.A. in Music from Florida State University, a M.S. in aeronautical engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, and honorary doctorates from Florida Atlantic University and Michigan State University.
Mr. Scott belongs to the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Experimental Aircraft Association, Skotokan Karate Association, Association of International Tohgi Karate-Do, and Bronze Eagles Association of Texas.
Mr. Scott resides in Melbourne, Florida, along with his wife and two children. He enjoys martial arts and holds a 2nd degree black belt in Shotokan karate. He also enjoys music, and plays trumpet with various bands along the Cape Canaveral Space Coast. In addition he remains an active pilot flying various aircraft.
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