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May 1, 2019

(Washington, D.C.) – The results are in! FLC members voted for elected officials at the national and regional levels during the 2019 FLC national meeting held April 23-25 in Orlando, Florida. Consortium Representatives who were unable to attend the national meeting were able to vote via absentee ballot from March 22 through April 16.

Each year, Consortium Representatives whose memberships are registered with the Consortium Recording Secretary have the opportunity to select elected officials at the national and regional levels. This year, FLC members voted for the Chair and Vice-Chair positions in addition to three Members-at-Large. Elections also took place for the Northeast, Southeast, and Mid-Continent regions.

The FLC Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the newly elected FLC national and regional officers, listed below. These officers will serve 2-year terms at the start of the new fiscal year beginning October 1, 2019. The FLC anticipates continued innovative success with these new officers as the organization continues its mission of promoting, educating, and facilitating technology transfer.


FLC Chair

John Dement, NSWC Crane



Jackie Kerby Moore, Sandia National Laboratories



Pallaoor Venkatesh (PV) Sundareshwar, U.S. Agency for International Development

John Kaplan, Department of Veterans Affairs

Ami Gadhia, National Center for Advanced Translational Sciences (NCATS)


Northeast Regional Co-Coordinators

Laurie Bagley, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

David Lee, U.S. Army CCDC Armaments Center


Northeast Deputy Regional Coordinator

David Pronchick, MIT Lincoln Laboratory


Southeast Regional Coordinator

Paige George, NSWC Panama Division


Southeast Deputy Regional Coordinator

Benjamin Henry, Department of Veterans Affairs


Mid-Continent Regional Coordinator

John Eisemann, National Wildlife Research Center, USDA-ARS


Mid-Continent Deputy Regional Coordinator

David Kistin, Sandia National Laboratories


To learn more about each of these newly elected FLC officers, visit


About the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC)

Organized in 1974 and formally chartered by the Federal Technology Transfer Act of 1986, the FLC is a nationwide network of approximately 300 federal laboratories, centers, parent departments, and agencies that establishes strategies and opportunities for linking laboratory mission technologies and expertise with the marketplace. To accomplish its mission of assisting the movement of innovative federal research and development into the U.S. economy, the FLC provides various resources from training to regional and national meetings so its members can obtain the resources they need to achieve successful technology transfer. To learn more about the FLC and its mission, visit