Jerry Drake

A native Texan, Jerry has been involved in grassroots space activism since 1983 when he attended the Second Annual Space Development Conference and joined the Houston L5 Society (now the Houston Space Society.) He has worked as a volunteer in a number of Houston Space Society sponsored events and has also helped plan and organize events for the Space Frontier Foundation. Jerry is currently the General Director of the Houston Space Society. Professionally he is a geophysicist who has retired from a 35 year career in domestic and international exploration at Phillips Petroleum/ConocoPhillips.