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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 230-11
March 25, 2011

Senior Executive Service Announcements

            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service appointments and reassignments:

            Keith Charles has been reinstated to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as director, human capital initiatives, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Washington, D.C.  Charles previously served as a consultant with the Spectrum Group, Alexandria, Va.

            James A. MacStravic has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as strategic coordinator, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Washington, D.C.  MacStravic previously served as an acquisition program manager with Air Force Materiel Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.

            R. Paul Ryan has been assigned as the special assistant for science and technology communities of interest, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Washington, D.C.  Ryan previously served as administrator, Defense Technical Information Center, Fort Belvoir, Va.