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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 555-09
July 28, 2009

Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced the following Department of Defense senior executive service appointments and reassignments.

 

Appointments

 

Michele S. Jones has been appointed to the senior executive service and will be assigned as special assistant to the secretary of defense for White House liaison, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.  Jones previously served with The Bones Theory Group, LLC, Jacksonville, Fla.

 

S. Veronica Richardson has been appointed to the senior executive service and will be assigned as deputy under secretary of defense (resource issues), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Washington, D.C.  Richardson previously served as a volunteer with the Obama for America campaign in Virginia.

 

Nancy E. Boyda has been appointed to the senior executive service and will be assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defense for reserve manpower and personnel, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Washington, D.C.  Boyda previously served with the U.S. House of Representatives as a congresswoman from Kansas. 

 

Regina E. Dugan has been appointed to the senior executive service and will be assigned as director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics), Washington, D.C.  Dugan previously served with RedXDefense, Washington, D.C.

 

John R. Harvey has been appointed to the senior executive service and will be assigned as principal deputy to the assistant to the secretary of defense for nuclear and chemical and biological defense programs, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics), Washington, D.C.  Harvey previously served with the Department of Energy, Washington, D.C.

 

Reassignment

 

Gretchen Anderson is assigned as the director for revolving funds, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Washington, D.C.  Anderson previously served as the associate director for defense-wide programs, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Washington, D.C.