About the MSGC Team

Mark B. Moldwin

Michigan Space Grant Consortium, Director

Professor Moldwin’s primary research interests are magnetospheric, ionospheric and heliospheric plasma physics, and pre-college space science education and outreach. He has published a textbook and over 200 articles and essays (including over 170 refereed scientific articles) on these subjects. Dr. Moldwin was a NASA/ASEE Kennedy Space Center Faculty Fellow, a Los Alamos National Laboratory Associated Western Universities Faculty Fellow, and a NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Visiting Scientist. Professor Moldwin is a National Science Foundation CAREER Award winner and a Research Corporation Cottrell Scholar. Prof. Moldwin is or has been the principal or co-investigator of over 75 externally peer-reviewed scientific projects including building the magnetometers to fly on NASA’s Space Technology – 5 satellites, the Air Force DSX mission satellite, and ground-based magnetometerand GPS receiver deployment in North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Antarctica. Professor Mark is a co-founder of A2 Motus LLC an education technology company developing devices to enable teachers and students to better understand complex systems through kinesthetic activities.

(734) 647-3370


Debra Warrick, MS, CRA

Michigan Space Grant Consortium, Assistant Director

In collaboration with Dr. Moldwin, Debra provides program leadership, analysis and evaluation of program goals for the Michigan Space Grant Consortium.  In additional to leadership, she is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administrative and financial operations; ensuring financial, reporting and administrative compliance. Debra contributes to the vision and direction of the program; helping identify and manage key competencies and implementing innovative solutions that address a wide variety of customer service and program challenges.

She received her BA in Anthropology from the University of Washington, her Post Baccalaureate in Secondary Education and MS in Historic Preservation, from Eastern Michigan University and most recently, her Certification in Research Administration (CRA).

Prior to joining MSGC Debra spent 6 years as the Program Manager for the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) Pilot Grant Program and most recently, 4yrs as a Program Manager and Research Administrative Lead for five large, multi-million-dollar center awards.

(734) 936-2698

Katie Klink

Michigan Space Grant Consortium, Program Coordinator

With her BA in Graphic Design from Saginaw Valley State University, MBA Candidate from Central Michigan University, years of hands on marketing and over 2 decades of event experience, Katie brings with her an eye for detail and a mission for broadening the reach of the MSGC. A true entrepreneur she has developed 6 thriving business social media pages while maintaining 2 existing across multiple channels covering a vast area of topics.

(734) 936-2704

Rasheed Jones

Rasheed Jones

Michigan Space Grant Consortium, Work Study

Rasheed is a dedicated work-study employee at MSGC and a promising sophomore at the University of Michigan pursuing a degree in Environmental Engineering. With a keen interest in environmental sustainability and a passion for exploring the cosmos, Rasheed brings a unique blend of skills and enthusiasm to the MSGC team. His strong creative writing skills, coupled with his work ethic and can-do attitude, have nurtured his ability to approach challenges with a creative and analytical mindset.

(734) 307-8071