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CHRISTINE M. ANDERSON

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Christine M. Anderson, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director of Requirements, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Ms. Anderson is responsible for establishing and managing the policies, processes and metrics that enable corporate strategy and transformation focused on timely delivery of technology supporting the Air Force and the Department of Defense.

Ms. Anderson has served in a wide range of research and development positions, including the founding Director of the Space Vehicles Directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory and Director of Space Technology at the Air Force Phillips Laboratory.  She has also served as the Director of the Military Satellite Communications Joint Program Office, directing acquisition, planning, programming and execution of a $50 billion portfolio that included the Milstar Constellation, the Defense Satellite Communications System, the Wideband Gapfiller Satellite Program, the Advanced Extra High Frequency Satellite Program, the Transformational Satellite Communications System Program, the Global Broadcast Service Program, the Command and Control System- Consolidated Program, and associated satellite communications terminal programs. Ms Anderson is a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

EDUCATION
1969 Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics, University of Maryland
1997 Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Va
1997 Senior Leadership Orientation Course, Washington, D.C.
1999 National Security Leadership Program, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
2000 Advanced Program Management Course, Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Va.
2002 Executive Program Management Course, Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, Va.
2005 Program for Senior Managers in Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. June 1969 - September 1971, mathematician, U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office, Suitland, Md.
2. October 1971 - September 1972, senior analyst, Air Force Foreign Technology Division, Planning Research Corp., Dayton, Ohio
3. September 1972 - June 1974, computer scientist, U.S. Air Force Avionics Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
4. September 1974 - March 1976, senior analyst, U.S. Air Force C3 Center, Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado Springs, Colo.
5. September 1982 - June 1992, Chief, Computer Technology Section, U.S. Air Force Armament Laboratory, Eglin AFB, Fla. (October 1987 - June 1992, Ada 9X Project Manager, reporting directly to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.)
6. June 1992 - April 1993, Chief, Software Technology Branch, U.S. Air Force Phillips Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, N.M. (June 1992 - April 1993, Ada 9X Project Manager, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.)
7. April 1993 - July 1996, Chief, Space Operations and Simulation Division, U.S. Air Force Phillips Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, N.M. (April 1993 - February 1994, Ada 9X Project Manager, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.)
8. July 1996 - October 1997, Director, Space Technology Directorate, U.S. Air Force Phillips Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
9. October 1997 - January 2001, Director, Space Vehicles Directorate, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
10. January 2001 - January 2005, Program Director, Military Satellite Communications Joint Program Office, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles AFB, Calif. (September 2002 - January 2004, Deputy Director, Transformational Communications Office, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.)
11. February 2005 - June 2005, special assistant to the Commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, AFSPC, Los Angeles AFB, Calif.
12. June 2005 - June 2006, Director of Transformation, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
13. June 2006 - present, Director of Requirements, AFRL, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

AWARDS AND HONORS
1991 Software Engineering Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
1992 Fellow, AIAA
1996 Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service
1999 Von Braun Space Program Management Award, AIAA
2002 Lt. Gen. John O'Neill System Program Director Award, Air Force Association

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
1987 - present AIAA Member
1987 - 1992 Member, Office of the Secretary of Defense Ada Federal Advisory Board
1990 - 1994 U.S. representative, International Standards Organization Ada Working Group
1995 Co-editor, International Standards Organization Ada 95 Standard
1995 Co-editor, American National Standards Institute Ada 95 Standard
1997 - 1998 Member, NASA New Millennium Government/Industry Advisory Board
1997 - 2000 Member, NASA Space Science Advisory Committee
1997 - 2000 Founder and Chair, U.S Government Space Technology Alliance
1999 General Chair, AIAA Space Technology Conference and Exposition

(Current as of June 2006)

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