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WILLIAM R. SWART

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William R. Swart, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Technical Director, Joint Information Operations Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. In this position, Mr. Swart provides scientific and technical advice to the center's commander, and is responsible for planning, coordinating and executing the technical aspects of the JIOC mission. The JIOC, a subordinate activity of U.S. Strategic Command, provides comprehensive assistance that enables the combatant commanders to plan and execute information operations, and information warfare.

Mr. Swart entered federal civil service in 1968 at Griffiss AFB, N.Y., as an electronic engineer performing research and development on advanced radar technologies. He moved to the Air Force Security Service at Kelly AFB, Texas, as an electronic engineer helping to field tactical cryptologic systems with advanced signal exploitation technologies. He then was selected to head a Secretary of Defense program within the Joint Electronic Warfare Center, performing technology demonstrations responsive to the needs of the unified commanders. Mr. Swart was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in 1987.

EDUCATION
1968 Bachelor of Science degree in physics, Union College, Schenectady, N.Y.
1974 Master of Science degree in systems management, University of Southern California
1988 Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Va.
1990 Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
1994 Senior Managers in Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
1996 National Security Leadership Course, Syracuse University and Johns Hopkins University

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. 1968 - 1977, electronic engineer, Rome Air Development Center, Griffiss AFB, N.Y.
2. 1977 - 1983, electronic engineer, Air Force Security Service, Electronic Security Command, Kelly AFB, Texas
3. 1983 - 1984, Chief, Plans and Studies Division, Electronic Security Command, Kelly AFB, Texas
4. 1984 -1987, Director of Systems Engineering, Joint Electronic Warfare Center, Kelly AFB, Texas
5. 1987 - 2001, Technical Director, JIOC, Kelly AFB, Texas
6. 2001 - present, Technical Director, JIOC, Lackland AFB, Texas

AWARDS AND HONORS
1975 Certificate of Merit, Air Force Systems Command
1986 Meritorious Civilian Service Award
2001 Presidential Meritorious Executive Rank Award
2003 Presidential Distinguished Executive Rank Award

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Association of Old Crows
Military Operations Research Society
Freedom Through Vigilance Association
National Defense Industry Association

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering, Level III, Acquisition Professional

(Current as of May 2004)

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