Suzanne Dodd, Director for the Interplanetary Network
Suzanne Dodd is JPL’s Director for the Interplanetary Network Directorate (IND). The IND is the home organization of NASA’s Deep Space Network and Multimission Ground Systems & Services programs. Dodd is also the Project Manager for the Voyager Interstellar Mission, a role she has had since 2010. She has over 35 years of experience in spacecraft operations, serving in project manager roles on Voyager, the Spitzer Space Telescope and the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array. Dodd worked at Caltech for 11 years as manager of the Spitzer Space Telescope Science Center and as manager of the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, NASA's multi-mission center of expertise for long-wavelength astrophysics. She has worked in the area of mission planning and uplink operations on the Cassini Mission to Saturn, the Mars Observer Project, and Voyager 2’s flybys of Uranus and Neptune.
Suzanne has a BS degree in Engineering and Applied Science from Caltech, a BA degree in Math/Physics from Whitman College, and a MS degree from the University of Southern California in Aerospace Engineering. She is the recipient of a NASA Exceptional Service Medal, NASA Public Service Medal, NASA Silver Achievement Medal and NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal.