Donald C. Winter
Independent consultant and Chair of the National Academy of Engineering. Dr. Winter served as the Chairman of the Board for the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute, a 501(c)3 chartered in Michigan, from 2014 to 2017.From 2016-2020, Dr. Winter served as Chairman of the Australian Naval Shipbuilding Advisory Board. He continues to support Australia as an adviser to the Prime Minister. Dr. Winter served as the 74th Secretary of the Navy from January 2006 to March2009. Previously, Dr. Winter held multiple positions in the aerospace and defense industry as a systems engineer, program manager and corporate executive. From 2000 to 2005, he was President and CEO of TRW Systems (later Northrop Grumman Mission Systems), which he joined in 1972.