United States Space Force Association

Board of Directors

David J. Buck, Lt General, USAF (Ret), Vice President

David Buck is a retired Air Force lieutenant general and President and CEO of The Buck Consulting Group, LLC. The Buck Consulting Group provides strategic advisory services, growth and strategy development and market penetration and sustainment expertise in the space, cyber and nuclear mission areas.

Lt General Buck served over 40 years in the Air Force retiring in February 2018. He is a career space, nuclear and cyber officer who has commanded at the squadron, group, wing, numbered air force and joint functional component levels. His graduate education includes three masters degrees and numerous professional military and executive education programs.

David J. Buck

William A. Woolf, Colonel, USAF (Ret), President and Founder

Bill “Hippie” Woolf is a retired Air Force colonel and President and Executive Director of the Space Force Association. Bill is also a senior systems engineer at Bluestaq, LLC, a software development company in Colorado Springs.

Col Woolf served over 24 years in the Air Force retiring in 2018. He is a career space and nuclear officer in high-impact operations, staff leadership, and technical program management positions, with peerless depth and breadth of experience in advanced space programs and Joint All-Domain Command and Control.

Bill Woolf
Angelica Johnson

Angelica M. Johnson, CMSGT, USAF (Ret), Secretary

Angelica M. (Angie) Johnson is a retired Air Force command chief master sergeant and owner of Angie’s Home Watch Services, LLC. Angie was also a department of defense contractor senior analyst with Kearney & Company accounting firm in Alexandria, VA.

Angie served over 30 years in the Air Force retiring in 2015. She served as the senior enlisted advisor for the commander of an air base wing, space wing, a training wing, numbered air force, and the Space and Missile Systems Center. She holds a Master of Business Administration in strategic leadership, a Bachelor of Science in management, defense financial management and professional manager certificates, and completed numerous senior and executive level education programs.

John Riordan, Colonel, USAF (RET)

John “J.R.” Riordan, Colonel, USAF (RET)

John “J.R.” Riordan is the Senior Vice President of Business Development for Parsons Corporations Space and Geospatial Solutions market. J.R. Riordan joined Parsons from the Senate Armed Services Committee where he led the Congressional establishment of the United States Space Force. J.R. transitioned to Parsons Corporation from his government service as a Professional Staff Member at the Senate Armed Services Committee, United States Senate in Washington D.C. Earlier in his career, Mr. Riordan served twenty-three years in the United States Air Force, where he retired as a Colonel in March 2011 as the Chief of Staff for the Space & Global Integrated Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) Division, the Directorate of Programs, and the Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Plans and Programs, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. Prior to this duty, he served as the Director for Space Operations and the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Requirements