John Majane

Special experience

Early introduction to national outlook in engineering as an US Air Force development engineering project manager at the Wright Air Development Center, Dayton Ohio. (lieutenant)

Current leader of emeritus section of Wharton NCR including organizing successful in person informal luncheons the next of which is scheduled for Thursday, 23 June at the Hunters Inn and Bar in Potomac MD. Board member of the Emeritus Society of the Wharton School and class correspondent of the MBA class of 1958.

Active pilot and leader in external activities for the Goddard Space Flight Center flying club, arranging for notable national (no charge) speakers for our luncheon series. Active FAA-licensed airframe and power plant mechanic.

Leader and organizer of building construction dinner series including notable speakers for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute alumni involved in the construction industry including design, architecture and construction of major projects.

Consultant in marketing of high tech aerospace programs since 1980.

Active competitive dinghy sailor and current Fleet Captain of Penguin class Fleet No. 1 of Washington D.C. and past Fleet Captain of Annapolis thistle fleet 34.

Boy Scout and Cub Scout scoutmaster specializing in the development of self-confidence of young people through basic camping activities (no trucked in equipment-self carry only) and community interaction. Proposed first female membership of a boy scout troop (1971).

Resident of current home in Bethesda since 1964. Children include bridge construction senior manager (14 DC bridges and the ICC and mixing bowl in VA); VP communications for an international transportation company; Director of finance, DOE and building construction owner in Australia.


Development of an association of alumni to the university and in particular the Wharton School recognizing the contribution of alums from Wharton and the University in general in the greater DC area. Networking as a fallout from that association. This can only be achieved through local interaction and participation by the University.