Mary Rodriguez worked within the Systems Engineering and Safety Organization, Operations Planning Office, Air Traffic Organization from 1997 through 2009. During that time she had a variety of jobs. These included the Operations Planning Information System Security Certification Team Lead, a Senior Systems Engineer working Requirements and Interface Development, and as the National Airspace System Architecture Branch Manager.
Prior to that Ms. Rodriguez worked at the Naval Air Systems command from 1985 to 1997 as an electronic engineer. Her various assignments included the following, the Avionics Systems Project Officer for the HH-60H aircraft, the Electronics and Avionics Acquisition and Integration lead for the H-1 Aircraft Upgrades program (an Acquisition Category I program), and the lead systems engineer for a variety of electronic warfare programs.
Prior to that Ms. Rodriguez worked at the Naval Weapons Center, China Lake, California in both the Aircraft Survivability and Electronic Warfare divisions.
Ms. Rodriguez holds a BS degree from Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.