Sandra Koerte portrait

Sandra Koerte

Membership Services Associate, The Planetary Society


Born and raised on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, Sandra is no stranger to the stunning night sky. As a young child, she found herself drawn to the mysteries of the cosmos and soon began a life-long fascination with the universe. Sandra graduated from the University of Hawaii with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and enjoys experimenting in the kitchen in her free time.

Sandra joined The Planetary Society team at the beginning of 2022 as a Membership Services Associate. She brings nearly 10 years of administrative and customer service experience to the team and is tasked with ensuring a pleasant member experience for all. Sandra works to support the Development Department with member relations, data integrity, and general departmental administrative duties.

Having been inspired by our core values of passion, credibility, optimism, integrity, effectiveness, and inclusion, she enjoys being a part of a team that is empowering the world’s citizens to advance space science and exploration.