Steve Wolfe is the Deputy Executive Director of SpaceCom. He has spent more than 15 years working for trade associations and professional societies where he has served in conference development, marketing and operations capacities for such organizations as the National Coffee Association, IEEE and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Prior to his association management career, Steve was a legislative aide for space policy for the late Cong. George E. Brown, Jr., and served as executive director of Congressional Space Caucus. Steve remained active in the space policy arena after leaving the Hill, serving on the board of directors of the National Space Society, as president of the New York Space Frontier Society, as an Advocate of the Space Frontier Foundation, and on the board of editors for the Journal of Space Philosophy. Steve is also the author of The Obligation, a novel that explores the human motivation to explore and settle the space frontier.