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KATHLEEN I. FERGUSON

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Kathleen I. Ferguson, is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. She is responsible for the formulation, review, and execution of plans, policies, programs and budgets for installations, energy, environment, safety and occupational health.

Ms. Ferguson began her career in 1981 as a design civil engineer at Plattsburgh Air Force Base, N.Y. She transferred to Langley AFB, Va. in 1983, and held a variety of positions with the 1st Fighter Wing, Headquarters Tactical Air Command and Headquarters Air Combat Command until 1993. In 1994, she moved to the Pentagon where she worked with environmental and civil engineering programs.

Ms. Ferguson became Chief of the Installation Support Panel with the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics when the Air Force corporate structure stood up in 1995. From 1997 to 1999 she served on the headquarters staff for the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Command at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. She returned to the Pentagon and the IL office as Chief of the Installation Support Panel with the Office of the Civil Engineer. From 2000 to 2002, she worked for IL as the Combat Support Division Chief for the Directorate of Supply. Prior to assuming her current position, she was the Deputy Air Force Civil Engineer. Ms. Ferguson is a registered professional engineer in Virginia.

EDUCATION
1980 Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering, University of New Hampshire
1989 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1989 Master's degree in public administration, Auburn University
2001 Program for Senior Managers in Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. 1981 - 1983, design engineer, 380th Civil Engineering Squadron, Plattsburgh AFB, N.Y.
2. 1983 - 1988, Chief, Engineering Branch; Chief, Contract and Environmental Planning Section; and Contract Programmer, 1st Civil Engineering Squadron, Langley AFB, Va.
3. 1988 - 1989, student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
4. 1989 - 1994, Deputy Chief, Programs Division, Headquarters Air Combat Command Civil Engineering; Chief, Military Construction Programs Branch, Headquarters Tactical Air Command Civil Engineering; later, Project Manager for MILCON Design and Construction, Headquarters Tactical Air Command Civil Engineering, Langley AFB, Va.
5. 1994 - 1997, Chief, Civil Engineer Programs and Analysis Branch; Chief, Installation Support Panel; and Environmental Program Manager, Civil Engineer Legislative Affairs Analyst and resource allocation team member, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C
6. 1997 - 1999, Chief, Programs and Resources Division, Civil Engineer Directorate, Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
7. 1999 - June 2000, Chief, Civil Engineer Programs and Analysis Branch and Chief, Installation Support Panel, Office of the Civil Engineer, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
8. June 2000 - April 2002, Chief, Combat Support Division, Directorate of Supply, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
9. April 2002 - October 2007, Deputy Air Force Civil Engineer, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
10. October 2007 - September 2012, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Logistics, Washington, D.C.
11. September 2012 - February 2013, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Logistics, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Logistics, Washington, D.C.
12. March 2013 – September 2014, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Logistics, Washington, D.C.
13. September 2014 - present, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, Washington, D.C.

AWARDS AND HONORS
2005 Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Award
2010 Distinguished Executive Presidential Rank Award

(Current as of September 2014)

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