Editor's note: NASA's Associate Administrator for Legislative Affairs, Brian Chase, will be leaving the agency soon to go run the Dallas office of Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX). Brian often had one thankless task after another thrown at him and is to be commended for putting his heart and soul into his job.
In addition, longtime NASA Headquarters Deputy Chief of Staff and White House Liaison J. T. Jezierski will be leaving NASA soon to go work for Mitt Romney's presidential campaign. Much of what J.T. did was not glamorous but it was highly critical to how the agency functioned - even if few people ever even knew what he did.
I sincerely wish both Brian and J.T. well after their tours of duty at NASA.