Charles L. Nichols Joins Space Micro Board of Directors
San Diego, CA – August 8, 2013 Space Micro Inc. announced the appointment of Mr. Charles L. Nichols to its Board of Directors.
Nichols was twice a member of the board of directors at SAIC and held several positions as an officer of the company from 1970 through 1992, including the post of Corporate Counsel and Secretary. Later as Senior Vice President, he headed the Aerospace Systems Group. In 1984 he founded the SAIC Employee Ethics Committee and served as its chairman for four years. During most of his career at SAIC, he was the company’s public spokesperson and was responsible for the company’s government and media relations.
Nichols was the president and a member of the board of directors of the San Diego Super Bowl ’98 Host Committee and was responsible for organizing, planning, financing, and managing the Host Committee’s activities in preparation for Super Bowl XXXII.
He is the Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of Directors and a member of the Executive Committee of the USS Midway Museum, a past Commodore of the San Diego Yacht Club, and is Director Emeritus of the Professional Service Council, a Washington D.C. based trade association representing professional and technical service companies.
Nichols completed his undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University and received his law degree from the University of Texas. Space Micro's CEO, David J. Strobel commented, "Space Micro is extremely pleased with the addition of Mr. Nichols to our board of directors. His past position as Corporate Counsel at SAIC combined with his vibrant San Diego connections, provides Space Micro with a strong visionary with a solid background in Employee Ownership programs."