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Call for applicants: Executive Director, UAS Cluster Initiative (UASCI)

The Growth Phase of the UAS Cluster Initiative (UASCI) is underway. The team will focus on five priority areas that include Training and Knowledge Exchange; Mentoring for Small Businesses; Technology Transfer; Business Counseling and Consulting; and Facilitating Access to Capital. An Industry Advisory Council has been formed, co-chaired by Dr. Jamey Jacob, Director of Oklahoma State University's Unmanned Systems Research Institute, and Kraettli Epperson, Founder and CEO of Vigilant Airspace Systems, to lead strategic planning and advocacy efforts.

As we expand activities, a search is underway for an Executive Director. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic leader to help pave the way for this emerging industry. Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter and resume to the UAS Cluster Initiative's Interim Executive Director, Sallie Traxler, at or apply through Indeed by November 10.

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