Cheryl Quinn

NASA AOSP Deputy Director

Cheryl Quinn is the Deputy Director for the Airspace Operations and Safety Program (AOSP) within the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters, where she supports the overall planning, management and evaluation of NASA’s aviation operations and safety research portfolio across four research centers. She serves as the SBIR Mission Directorate Representative for the Aeronautics Mission Directorate (ARMD). Prior to her assignment to the AOSP Program, she served as the Associate Director for Aeronautics at NASA Ames Research Center and was the Small Business Technical Liaison for the Aeronautics Directorate at Ames and the Ames Aeronautics representative to NASA’s Small Business Innovation Research / Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) program. Cheryl Quinn began her NASA career at Ames conducting air traffic management research. She has served in project management positions within ARMD’s Airspace Systems Program and has held branch and division level management positions within the Aeronautics Directorate at NASA Ames. Cheryl Quinn holds a Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a Master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin.