Caryn Schenewerk, Member of the Board of Advisors
Caryn Schenewerk is a respected leader in navigating the complex regulatory and policy landscape in the spaceflight industry. As the President of CS Consulting LLC, she provides expert guidance to clients on regulatory and policy engagement with all levels and branches of government in addition to supporting economic development activities.
With over a decade of experience in the space industry, Caryn’s expertise is highly unique. Prior to forming CS Consulting, she served as the Vice President for Regulatory and Government Affairs at Relativity Space, where she helped the company become a trailblazer in launching the world’s first 3D-printed rocket.
Caryn spent nearly ten years at SpaceX, where she was responsible for supporting first-of-their-kind commercial and civil space licensing, facility expansion, and economic development. She has an extensive track record of successfully interacting with U.S. government agencies such as the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation, the U.S. Space Force, and the U.S. Coast Guard in support of launch and recovery operations.
Caryn is also an adjunct professor of space law at Georgetown University Law Center. Prior to her work in the space industry, she served as the Deputy Associate Director for Legislative Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget in the Executive Office of the President. Caryn has also served as Counsel, Policy Director, and Deputy Chief of Staff on Capitol Hill. She started her career in international trade law.
Caryn obtained her bachelor’s degree from Austin College in Sherman, TX, where she serves on the Board of Trustees. She earned a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in Austin and a Master’s in Laws (LLM) in International Criminal Justice and Armed Conflict Law from the University of Nottingham in England. Caryn is a member of the New York and D.C. Bars.