Mr. Jonathan-Lucas Christensen

NASA/Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Contact Details

NASA/Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory


Born and raised in Southern California, I now live in Logan, Utah. In my free time, I enjoy anything outdoors with my husband and two not-so-mini Mini Australian Shepherds! We love to hike, kayak, ride our bikes, snowshoe, ski, and just about anything else we can do outside! 

Leadership Roles in SLA

Professional Roles

A young professional who is eagerly navigating his way towards becoming a mid-level career professional. I am passionate about helping individuals and groups manage their information, inspiring and educating students/entry-level professionals, and facilitating impactful change for a more inclusive, diverse, and equitable world.

I am a Records Management Specialist, the Lead Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Liaison, and an Information/Configuration Management Engineer (I/CME) on behalf of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) at the California Institute of Technology's (Caltech's) Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in the Records and Archives Group (319G) of the Enterprise and Information Systems Engineering Section.

My primarily job tasks primarily focused on the preservation, digitization, disposition, and management of paper and electronic records, as well as strategic planning, policy development, project management, and FOIA. My work crosses the boundary of both Records and Archival policy and administration, as well as knowledge capture/management and information/configuration management engineering. 

I am serving (or have served) on several committees and subcommittees for topics, including:
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Marking and Handling
  • Enterprise Wiki's
  • Knowledge Management and Lessons Learned
  • Enterprise Systems Migrations
  • Records and Archives Integration
In addition, I am a Lecturer and inaugural faculty member of the Bachelor of Science in Information Science and Data Analytics program at San Jose State University (SJSU) in the School of Information (iSchool).

Honor Societies:
Phi Kappa Phi, 067 Chapter (Non-Disciplinary)
Beta Phi Mu, Omega Chapter (Information Science)
Phi Alpha Theta, Theta Pi Chapter (History)
Lambda Alpha, Epsilon Tau Alpha Chapter (Anthropology) National Honors Societies.