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Donald Keithley Dement, American engineering executive. Member, instructor United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Annapolis, 1978-1988. 1st lieutenant with United States Army, 1960-1962. Fellow: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate); member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), Society Satellite Professionals.

Background

Dement, Donald Keithley was born on November 30, 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George Earl and Beulah Louise (Buchanan) Dement.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Drexel University, 1959. Postgraduate, George Washington University, 1966.

Career

Engineer, National Security Agency, Fort Meade, Maryland., 1955-1963;division chief, National Security Agency, Fort Meade, Maryland., 1963-1975;manager advisory commission research, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 1976-1980;director communications research program, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 1980-1981;president, founder, Novacom, Inc., Annapolis, Maryland., since 1981;vice president engineering, Advanced Communications Corporation, Little Rock, since 1984;vice president communications, Ardak, Inc., McLean, Virginia, 1985. Senior director Aero. Radio, Inc., Annapolis, 1986-1988.

Board directors UEK Corporation, Annapolis, Advanced Communications Corporation, Little Rock, Advanced Communications Engineering, Inc., Redondo Beach, California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Direct Broadcasting Satellite Systems, 1984. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member, instructor United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Annapolis, 1978-1988. First lieutenant with United States Army, 1960-1962. Fellow: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate).

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior), Society Satellite Professionals.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, photography, sailing.

Connections

Married Keren Sue Davison, June 24, 1972. 1 child, Margot.

father:
George Earl Dement

mother:
Beulah Louise (Buchanan) Dement

spouse:
Keren Sue Davison

child:
Margot Dement