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Federal government official

Patricia Diane Rausch, American federal government official. Recipient Citizen of Year award Charles County Rotary, 1995, citation Governor of Maryland, 1995, citation Maryland House of Delegates, 1995, Outstanding Alumni award Thomas Stone High School, 1995; named to Outstanding Young Women of America, 1987.

Background

Rausch, Patricia Diane was born on August 6, 1955 in La Plata, Maryland, United States. Daughter of James Horace and Alverta Blanche (Anderson) Berry.

Education

Bachelor with distinction, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1977. Master of Arts, East Carolina University, 1980.

Career

International relations specialist (Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics) National Aeronautics and Space Administration Headquarters, Washington, 1980-1988, assistant for flight programs Office of Space Science/Application, 1988-1990, executive assistant to associate deputy administrator, 1990-1992, acting director Space Flight division, 1997-1998, senior international programs specialist, 1992-1997, 98—. Member numerous delegations, including United States/Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Space Biology and Medicine Joint Working Group, 1980-1981, United States/Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics/Europe/Japan Halley's Comet Inter-Agency Consultative Group, 1982-1987.

Membership

Co-founder, president Southern Maryland Concert Band, Inc., Charles County, 1984-1994, president, 1986-1993. Co-founder, secretary Charles County Arts Alliance, Inc., 1987, secretary, 1987-1988. Founder, president Friends of Old Waldorf School Foundation, Inc., Waldorf, Maryland, 1994-1998.

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (senior ), American Association of University Women (branch vice president 1982-1984), University Virginia Alumni Association, East Carolina University Alumni Association.

Connections

Married Robert Karl Rausch, August 13, 1978.

father:
James Horace Berry

mother:
Alverta Blanche (Anderson) Berry

spouse:
Robert Karl Rausch