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KENNETH "KEN" DUMM

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Ken Dumm, a member of the Senior Intelligence Executive Service, is Director of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Resources, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. In this position, Mr. Dumm is the principal adviser to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance in the areas of ISR; resource programming and budget; intelligence production and application; intelligence policy and reform; and intelligence civilian force management. He has responsibility for programmatic and budget matters for the Air Force National Intelligence Program, and military intelligence program portions of the Air Force Program Objective Memorandum. He also acts as senior U.S. Air Force executive for these programs with Congress, the Department of Defense and the intelligence community.

Mr. Dumm served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force from 1973 until he retired in 2000. While on active duty, he was an aircrew member before transitioning to the intelligence career field. He commanded a flying squadron and the National Air Intelligence Center, and served on major command and Headquarters U.S. Air Force staffs. Mr. Dumm was appointed to the SIES in 2000.

EDUCATION
1972 Bachelor of Science degree in physics, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pa.
1978 Master of Business Administration degree in management, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, Calif.
1978 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
1985 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
1994 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1996 Seminar on Intelligence and Policy, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
2000 Program for Senior Managers in Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
2005 Intelligence Community Executive Leader Program, Northwestern University, Evansville, Ill.
2008 Seminar XXI: Foreign Politics, International Relations and the National Interest, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. March 1973 - June 2000, various assignments worldwide in flying operations and intelligence in the U.S. Air Force
2. June 2000 - February 2006, Associate Director for Intelligence, Directorate of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Deputy Chief of Staff for Air and Space Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
3. February 2006 - present, Director of ISR Resources, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.

AWARDS AND HONORS
Legion of Merit
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
2004 Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Award
2008 Distinguished Executive Presidential Rank Award

(Current as of October 2009)

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