|DR. JAMIE M. MORIN|
Jamie Morin is the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller. As the Air Force's comptroller and chief financial officer, he serves as the principal advisor to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force on all financial matters. He is responsible for providing the financial management and analytical services necessary for the effective and efficient use of Air Force resources, to include nearly 700,000 military and civilian personnel and a budget of $110 billion. This includes directing the development of the Air Force budget, overseeing the Air Force Cost Analysis Agency's acquisition and operational cost analysis, providing analytical services necessary for the effective and efficient use of Air Force resources, and conducting Air Force accounting and finance operations.
From 2003 until his current appointment, Dr. Morin was a member of the professional staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget. In this capacity, he served as the committee's lead analyst for the defense, intelligence, and foreign affairs budgets, responsible for drafting the relevant sections of the congressional budget resolution and advising the Senate on enforcement of budget rules. Additionally, he advised the Chairman of the Budget Committee on the full range of national security issues.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Morin served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and as an economic development strategist with the firm J.E. Austin Associates, where he worked on projects for the US Agency for International Development. His academic research focused on U.S. national security policy, particularly the role of Congress in defense budgeting and policy making. He held in-residence fellowships at the University of Virginia's Miller Center for Public Affairs and at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, where he conducted research for the Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment. He also served as a policy advisor on President Obama's defense transition team.
Dr. Morin was confirmed as the 21st Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller on June 19, 2009. Additionally, he was appointed by the President as Acting Under Secretary of the Air Force for the 10 months from July 3, 2012 until April 29, 2013, during which time he served as the Air Force's chief management officer, senior energy official, chair of the Air Force Space Board, and acting secretary of the Air Force during absences of the secretary. As acting under secretary, he led the Air Force's efforts to implement funding reductions under the Budget Control Act while protecting readiness and high priority modernization programs.
1996 Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
1998 Master of Science in Public Administration and Public Policy, London School of Economics, England
2003 Doctorate in Political Science, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
1. 1995 - 1997, economic development consultant, J.E. Austin Associates, Washington, D.C.
2. 1998, research assistant, Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security Studies, London
3. 1999, intern, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy), Washington, D.C.
4. 2000, economist and strategy specialist, J.E. Austin Associates, Washington, D.C.
5. 2001, visiting Fellow, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, Washington, D.C.
6. 2002 - 2003, national Fellow in Public Affairs, Miller Center for Public Affairs, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
7. 2003 - 2009, Senior Defense Analyst, U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget, Washington, D.C.
8. 2009 - present, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Washington, D.C.
9. 2012 - 2013, Acting Under Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Term Member, Council on Foreign Relations
Honored as "Young Global Leader" by the World Economic Forum, 2013
Certified Defense Financial Manager, American Society of Military Comptrollers
(Current as of April 2013)