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NTSA Officers

Chairman: Pete Swan, VT MAK
Vice Chairman: Pete Marion, TMST Consultants, LLC
Secretary: Cyndi Turner, Saab Defense & Security USA, LLC
Deputy Charles Bartel, Moog, Inc.
Deputy John Dzenutis, The Boeing Company
Deputy Perry Geib, ATSIM, Inc.
Deputy Bart Scherschel
Deputy Brett Ulander, LSI, Inc.

Industry Promotion

  • Represent the industry, participate in discussions with government organizations, and present facts and data in support of industry positions on various issues.
  • Encourage and support improvements to acquisition policies and practices applicable to training systems.
  • Promote public relations activities that support the development of the industry.
  • Conduct studies and analyses aimed at improving the cost-effective development and acquisition of training systems.
  • Promote government use of contract training and contract training support services where appropriate.

Industry Forums

  • NTSA Interchange
    Meetings of the training systems industry featuring leading business management experts from industry and government.
  • NTSA Industry Roundtables
    Regular panel discussions with military training system acquisition and policy officials. Limited to NTSA membership without charge as a benefit of membership.

Information Exchange

  • NTSA Newsletter
    The most current information on relevant industry business issues and government procurement activities, as well as Congressional/government concerns.
  • NTSA Training 2015
    Periodic survey of training requirements, trends, forecasts in the military services, transportation industry, NASA, Congress, and the Departments of Labor, Education, and Commerce.
  • Business Development and Marketing Seminars
    Designed to assist membership companies through shared information exchange, to provide current contracting regulations and timely market trends.
  • Business Referral Service
    NTSA responds to frequent inquiries from government and business to recommend membership points of contact for business referral initiatives.

Membership Categories

Many NTSA Corporate Members are also members of NDIA. Please visit the NDIA website for details.

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  • Sustaining Corporate

    • Available to all companies.
    • Annual Fee: $5,000
    • "Seat" on the NTSA Executive Committee
    • Opportunity to select I/ITSEC booth space during previous I/ITSEC
    • Ten Percent discount on I/ITSEC booth space rate
    • Badge identification indicating Sustaining Membership status at all meetings
    • Invitation to attend I/ITSEC Executive dinner
    • View a list of current sustaining corporate members
  • Regular Corporate

    • Dues are based on the number of employees in the training-related portion of the company's business
    • Opportunity to select I/ITSEC booth space two weeks prior to general exhibit registration
    • Five Percent discount on I/ITSEC booth space rate
    • Business opportunities that are presented to the Regular and Sustaining Corporate Members, then to additional membership.
    • Dues based on number of employees (does not include NDIA dues):
      21-100 employees = $1,250
      101-500 employees = $2,500
      More than 500 employees = $3,750
    • View a list of current regular corporate members
  • Associate Corporate

    • Open to all individuals, smaller companies and educational institutions/foundations
    • This fee includes NDIA membership. Annual Fee: $500
    • View a list of current associate corporate members
  • Individual Membership

    • For individual members who share the interests and objectives of NTSA. Non-voting. Annual Fee: $125

Affiliation with NDIA

NTSA merged with NDIA (formerly ADPA) in 1992 and is responsible for all activities of the two associations in service to the training industry. ALL NTSA Corporate members must also be members of NDIA.

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Upcoming Events

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November 30 - December 4, 2015
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