Jillianne Pierce is the Government Affairs Associate for the Space Foundation, regularly interfaces with the United States Congress, the Administration, and various federal and international departments and agencies to educate key decision-makers on issues of importance in the space policy arena. A member of the Florida bar and the International Institute of Space Law, Jillianne earned a J.D. from the University of Miami and a B.A. from the University of Central Florida. She currently resides in Washington, D.C., where she is regularly spotted on the metro carrying lightsabers and model rockets.