Objectives for the Chapter
Cultivate Leadership - enable others with the tools and opportunities to succeed
Excel Technically - maximize positive impacts at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Produce and Elevate Talent - be a resource for talent and service
Expand Membership - develop a strong membership base with our Executive Leaders
2018-2019 Goals for the Chapter
Empower the Membership
Brianna Scott graduated from the University of Alabama – Huntsville where she received her B.S in Industrial & Systems Engineering. She also received a B.S in Applied Mathematics from Oakwood University. Brianna has been at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for a year, where she functions as an Operations Engineer for the F-35 Wing Build team. In her spare time, she enjoys playing volleyball and attending cycling classes.
Briana Merkerson graduated from the University of Alabama-Huntsville where she received her B.S in Industrial & Systems Engineering and M.S in Engineering Management. She has been at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics over 6 years, where she supports F-35 Supplier Quality and F-35 Project Engineering Office of Sustainment as part of the Advance Technical Leadership Program (ATLP). Briana and her family plan to establish a scholarship to encourage future generations to become Engineers.
Brett Jones, Jr. graduated from Southern Polytechnic State University receiving his B.S in Electrical Engineering. He also received his M.S in Electrical Engineering from Florida International University. Brett has been at Lockheed Martin for just over two years and is currently an Electrical Engineer for the IFG Electrical Power Systems and Controls team. As a hobby likes to barbecue and his aspiration is to mentor youth, while exposing them to STEM.
Townsend Brown graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.Ed in Visual Studies and also obtained his M.S in Computer Information Systems at Boston University. He has been at Lockheed Martin for 9 years and is currently in the Advanced Technical Leadership Program working as a Cross Platform Integrator for MS&W. Townsend has a passion for helping people and playing the tenor saxophone His hobbies are quoting movies and generally being an awesome guy.
Ashley Johnson graduated from the University of Alabama-Huntsville where she received her B.S in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Currently, she has been at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for two years, where she functions as a Supplier Quality Engineer for F-35 Quality and Mission Systems. Ashley has always been intrigued with knowing how systems operate and helping people, which inspired her to pursue a career in engineering.
Professional Development Committee
Robert Canidate graduated from New Mexico State University while on a football scholarship, receiving his B.S in Electrical Engineering. He has also received his M.S in Systems Engineering from George Washington University and completed the ELDP at Lockheed Martin. After thirteen years at Lockheed Martin and working in various roles, Robert is currently an Electronics Engineer within the Advanced Development Program (ADP) of Lockheed Martin’s Aeronautics Division.
Tonesha graduated from Alabama A&M University, receiving her B.S in Computer Science. She has also received her M.S in Information Systems Technology from Florida Institute of Technology and completed the ELDP at Lockheed Martin. After nine years at Lockheed Martin and wearing many different hats, Tonesha is currently a Systems Engineer Associate Manager of the Lab System Software Team for SimSIL.
Willie graduated from North Carolina A&T State University, receiving his B.S in Computer Science. He has been at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for over 2 years where he functions as a Systems Engineer within the IFG Lab Systems Engineering and Integration team. Willie enjoys participating in philanthropy and wishes to learn more about the art of cyber security.
Community Service Committee
Keia Robinson graduated from Alabama A&M University where she received her B.S in Computer Science. She has been at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for under a year, where she functions as a Software Engineer for the F-35 OMS Software Development Team. As her first time in Texas, Keia wishes to explore all of the fun places in the state and make new friends along the way. Ultimately, her goal is to travel the world and visit all the places that she has seen in pictures (Foreign and Domestic).
Diandria Wright graduated from the University of North Texas where she received her B.S in Electrical Engineering Technology with a minor in Computer Education. She has been at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for under a year, where she functions as a Software Engineer for the F-35 OMS Software Development Team. As a Fort Worth native, Diandria wishes to start an annual S.T.E.M conference with the local churches to encourage the youth to pursue a degree in S.T.E.M. #WhoDatNation
Pre-College Initiative Chair
College Initative Chair
Gregory Franklin graduated from Southern University A&M College with a B.S in Computer Science and completed his MBA at TCU with an emphasis on International Entrepreneurship. He has been at Lockheed Martin for 14 years specializing in flight simulation software engineering as a Technical Lead, Project manager and a dual CAM for CPSW and CNI mission systems. Greg is currently the CPSW and MDPA Team Software Engineering Manager. He enjoys politics, philosophy and History.
Sheronda Nash graduated from Xavier University with a B.S in Physics (Minor in Computer Science and Math). She also obtained a B.S in Electrical and Computer Engineering and M.S in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech. Sheronda has been at Lockheed Martin for 5 years and is currently works in the F-35 Engineering Program Office as a Project Engineer. In her spare time, she enjoys spinning and dancing. Her absolute favorite food is cheese.
Events Planning Committee
Tanisha Daniels graduated from the University of Alabama receiving a B.S in Mechanical Engineering and a B.S in Commerce and Business Administration (Business Management). She is currently pursuing a M.S in Manufacturing Systems Management at SMU. Tanisha has been at Lockheed Martin for over a year and is currently a Government Finance Analyst.