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Ana Maria Edwards Joins Mobile Satellite Users Association Board of Directors

International not-for-profit association representing the interests of the millions of users of satellite services expands its leadership

Blue Sky Network is proud to announce that our VP of Channel Sales, Ana Maria Edwards, has been selected to join the MSUA – Mobile Satellite Users Association 2022 Board of Directors. MSUA is dedicated to promoting satellite mobile innovation and growth worldwide.

A copy of the original MSUA press release:

MCLEAN, VA. (PRWEB) JANUARY 04, 2022. The Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA), a global not-for-profit focused on amplifying the voice of users of satellite services for mobile communication, navigation, and safety and industry innovators, celebrates the beginning of its 30th year and announces its 2022 Board of Directors.

“During 2021, MSUA experienced the greatest growth it has seen in many years. This is a harbinger of what is to come for the growing and quickly evolving satellite communications industry. In 2022 MSUA marks 30 years dedicated to promoting satellite mobile innovation and development worldwide,” says Lisa Dreher, President, MSUA. “Our 2022 Board of Directors is comprised of a distinguished group of professionals that bring many decades of experience to our organization. It is with great pride and pleasure that I welcome each of these amazing professionals to our core team and I look forward to collaborating with them to continue MSUA’s phenomenal growth trajectory in 2022,” continues Dreher.

Representing satellite mobility users and solution providers globally, MSUA’s 2022 board of directors includes, (alphabetically by member entity):

  • Mark Sykes, Director, Applied Satellite Technology (AST)
  • Ana Maria Edwards, VP of Channel Sales, Blue Sky Network
  • J. Alberto Palacios, CEO, Globalsat Group
  • Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, SVP, Govt. Strategy & Policy, U.S., Inmarsat
  • Joel Schroeder, Director Land Mobile, Intelsat
  • Lilac Muller, VP Product, Kymeta
  • John J. Stolte, EVP Technology & Operations, ORBCOMM
  • Roger McGarrahan, CEO, Pathfinder Digital
  • Erwan Emilian, Chairman of the Board, SatLease Capital
  • Brian Barnett, Founder & CEO, Solstar Space
  • Dave Bettinger, CEO, SpaceLink
  • Andrew Faiola, Head of Mobility, ST Engineering iDirect

“Not only will MSUA be celebrating 30 years in 2022, but it will also be holding its Satellite Mobile Innovation Awards on March 22, 2022, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. This annual awards program recognizes the leading satellite mobile innovations from across the industry and around the world,” said Erwan Emilian, MSUA Board Chairman. “Nominations and sponsorships for this special awards program are open now through early February at”

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