Joe Rice is the Director of Government Relations for Lockheed Martin Space Systems. He is a Colonel in the Army Reserve with five combat tours of duty in Iraq and one peacekeeping tour in Bosnia. Joe is on the Board of the Colorado Space Business Roundtable and active with the Colorado Space Coalition and Citizens for Space Exploration. He also serves as an appointee of Governor Hickenlooper on the Colorado Aeronautical Board. He is a former member of the Colorado State House of Representatives, and a former mayor of the City of Glendale.