2017 Chapter Woman of the Year

Congratulations to Catherine Alexander, Oceanside Charter Chapter 2017 Woman of the Year! 

In 2013, Catherine founded Alexander Consulting, a firm dedicated to guiding teams to excellence. She is a certified member of the Project Management Institute and utilizes industrial engineering techniques to improve processes and increase profits.  In addition, she has extensive experience in strategic planning and developing winning proposals.

Catherine’s professional career also included serving as the Project Manager for the NASA Launch Services Program at Kennedy Space Center. In this role, she provided leadership, technical management and team development for the LSP Engineering Services Contract from 2003 through 2012.  Previous assignments with NASA included the Staff Office Lead in the Joint Performance Management Office providing analytical skills, communications management and customer service metrics for base services totaling over $300 million annually.

Catherine retired from NASA after 33 years of service in 2013.  She is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, and Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL with a Masters of Business Administration.  She also attended the Pennsylvania State University on a NASA Fellowship for Leadership Development.  While at NASA, she was awarded a Silver Snoopy Award, numerous Distinguished Performance Awards, a NASA Certificate of Commendation and the KSC Director’s Gold Dollar Award in 2003 and 2004.

A resident of Merritt Island, Catherine is active in her community through membership in several women’s support groups, including the Women’s Center Guild, and the Brevard Cultural Alliance and Dance Arts Centre, a non-profit dance school in Indian Harbour Beach. Her interests include classical ballet, gardening, and actively promoting better mass transit options within Brevard County.

Catherine has been a member of Oceanside Charter Chapter since May 2015, and currently serves as Treasurer.


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