MEET OUR TEAM

Amanda graduated from the University of Florida in 2010, and the University of Nebraska College of Law in 2020. She specialized in space, national security and international law. At Nebraska, Amanda interned at Blue Origin and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. Today, she works and lives in Seattle while telling everyone she meets about the OST and why space law is amazing.

Shawn is the Founder and Chair of Enterprise in Space, a nonprofit organization to put the first spacecraft into orbit bearing the name Enterprise as a STEAM program. Shawn has experience as a health advocate and has been active with health care professionals for over 15 years.

Mclee (pronounced Mac-lee) Kerolle is a graduate of the International Institute of Air and Space Law at Leiden University where he wrote his Masters thesis on the regulation of commercial spaceports worldwide. During his time at Leiden, Mclee worked at the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS) where his responsibilities focused on researching third party liability issues associated with commercial human spaceflight. He also served as the Executive Secretary for the Space Generation Advisory Council and is currently an active member of their Diversity Action Team and Effective and Adaptive Governance for a Lunar Ecosystem (E.A.G.L.E.) Action Team. In addition, Mclee is the Program Director for the Caribbean Space Society a working group of the Institute of Caribbean Studies that aims to establish a unified Caribbean Space Agenda.

Julia is a life-long space enthusiast and a practicing attorney. Julia graduated from the George Washington University Law School with high honors in 2019. Julia was a finalist at the 2018 North American rounds of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court. Additionally, while in law school, Julia worked at the FCC Satellite Division and was able to participate in the FCC’s orbital debris mitigation rule update. Julia has also worked with the Satellite Industry Association and as a consultant with LMI advisors. Julia is a member of the Maryland Bar and lives in Baltimore

Christian B. Meza is a science educator, film producer, cinematographer, specialist pilot, planetary science researcher and operates as CEO for two film production firms in Tucson, AZ. He currently serves as the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Space Court Foundation.

Christian began his work in astronomy and planetary science at the age of 14 among a background of applied physics and robotics. Since his International Baccalaureate education, he has spent numerous years working as an officer, board member, and advisor to various non-profit organizations specializing in free education, space studies, and aerospace engineering. Christian has also contributed numerous scientific articles and insights for organizations such as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, NASA Goddard and continues to provide free educational outreach services for the Astronomical League, National Space Society, Tucson L5 Space Society and many others.

Today, he continues his work in the development of educational films, space documentaries and collaborative efforts with numerous aerospace companies. His cinematographic work can be seen on published networks and printed media such as Amazon Prime Video, National Geographic, NASA TV and more.

Mr. Wolff is an attorney and entrepreneur, developing a corporate portfolio of innovative and cutting edge startup companies including 3D printing technology, robotics, commercial space, and more. Mr. Wolff is admitted to the Appellate Division, First Department of New York State. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins and New York Law School. He is an attorney in the Commercial and Real Estate Litigation Department of Sacco & Fillas L.L.P., where he specializes in business formation, corporate governance, finance, intellectual property, and real estate law. He is also a volunteer Executive Board Member At-Large for the United Nations Association, serving on the Southern District Division of New York committee where he works with 2030 Sustainable Development Goal Agenda implementation as it relates to emerging technology and space development. He has lectured on emerging technologies, public-private partnerships, and domestic and international regulatory frameworks at institutions such as the New York City Bar Association, M.I.T., the New York County Lawyers Association, the Westchester Bar Association, the New York State Society of Certified Professional Accountants Litigation committee, and more. His portfolio of companies include cofounder of Deep Space Industries, a commercial space company developing asteroid mining spacecraft and advanced smallsat microwave ion propulsion systems, headquartered at N.A.S.A. Ames in California; cofounder and Chief Business Officer of Orbital Assembly Corporation, a space construction company developing the patented Segment Truss Assembly Robot (STAR) spacecraft and the rotating Voyager Space Station, headquartered in California; cofounder of Space Initiatives Inc., an aerospace company developing advanced transponders and ballistic sensor systems which recently awarded U.S. Air Force AFWERX Lunar development contracts, headquartered in Florida; Chief Financial Officer of Immortal Data Inc., an aerospace company developing advanced data and sensor control systems for spacecraft (formerly X-Cor), headquartered in Virginia, cofounder of United Space Structures, a commercial space company designing and constructing a Lunar lava-tube facility, among other companies in his corporate portfolio. Most recently, Mr. Wolff presented at the 2019 National Space Society International Space Development Conference Policy Forum on Space Settlement held at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.

Laetitia Zarkan

Laetitia is a doctoral researcher in Space Law and Cyber Law at Luxembourg University. She is also currently working for the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR). Her primary research areas are legal and political issues related to space safety, security, stability and sustainability. Prior to joining UNIDIR, she worked in the space industry, specifically in telecommunications. Before that, she had the opportunity to support the work of national governments as part of her course in Space and SatCom Law. She holds an LLM in Space, Communications and Media Law from the University of Luxembourg, a Master 2 in Transportation and Air Law from the University of Toulouse 1 Capitole, and a Master 1 in Business Law from the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.