Gordon Rogers has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from UC-Berkeley and certification in ISO 9001 auditing and line management from UC-Los Angeles. He Served as a quality engineer for a major aerospace contractor, assuring contract satisfaction for delivery of optical, mechanical, and electronic systems. He chairs the Environmentally Controlled Areas Team, a multidisciplinary group of material scientists and instrumentation, facilities, manufacturing, process-engineering, environmental health and safety, information systems, and audit-management personnel. Gordon has also served as site champion for design for manufacture using numerical methods. He currently creates compliance strategies for new product development and supports design, production engineering, and program management for numerous new products under large contracts. Gordon’s friendly, honest, and thorough style has gained him trust and support throughout the organization along with customer and supplier bases.