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JEFFERY R. SHELTON

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Jeffery R. Shelton, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Deputy Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Virginia. He assists the Administrative Assistant in executing the responsibilities of the office, to include performing high-level assignments according to secretarial policies, goals and objectives. He oversees the execution and programming of the Headquarters U.S. Air Force portfolio with an annual budget of $5.6 billion and 37,000 personnel. Mr. Shelton also assists in managing and administratively supporting the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, its 1,650-member Secretariat and 2,400-member- supported field operating agencies, to include manpower, personnel, organization, budget, supply and the Secretary's contingency fund; providing information, personnel and industrial security oversight for U.S. treaty issues, special access programs and antiterrorism. He also assists in establishing policy and overseeing worldwide Air Force Departmental Publishing, the Air Force Declassification Office, the Air Force Art Program Office, the Air Force Executive Dining Facility and the Air Force Central Adjudication Facility

Mr. Shelton, a native of South Carolina, entered federal service in 1981 and spent his first four years at Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. He was then assigned to the Joint Depot Maintenance Analysis Group, Gentile Air Force Station, Ohio, where he served in a variety of positions. Mr. Shelton completed a two-year logistics career broadening assignment at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, and then moved to Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, where he was the Command Public and Private Competition Program Manager and BRAC Liaison Officer.

In 1999, he has served in management and leadership positions with the Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Budget, and the Secretary of the Air Force for Warfighting, Integration and Chief Information Office. Mr. Shelton was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in May 2008. His executive assignments include the Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition Integration, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Arlington, Virginia, the Deputy Director of Resource Integration, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics Installation and Mission Support and the Director of Resource Integration, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters U.S. Air Force.

EDUCATION
1979 Bachelor of Arts, History Education, Cum Laude, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg
1981 Master of Public Administration, Finance Management, Magna Cum Laude, Atlanta University, Atlanta
1984 Air Command and Staff College, by seminar
1986 Contracting Officers Technical Representative Course, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
2005 Master of Science, National Resource Strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
2005 Senior Acquisition Course, Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, Va.
2008 Defense Leadership and Management Program

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. 1981 - 1982, Energy Manager, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga.
2. 1982 - 1984, Systems Manager, Warner Robins ALC, Robins AFB, Ga.
3. 1984 - 1987, Systems Program Manager (Army), Joint Depot Maintenance Analysis Group, Gentile Air Force Station, Ohio
4. 1987 - 1992, Technology Assessment, Posture Planning and Policy Officer, Joint Depot Maintenance Analysis Group, Gentile AFS, Ohio
5. 1992 - 1994, Aircraft and Missile Modification Manager, Directorate of Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Va.
6. 1994 - 1998, Command Public and Private Competition Program Manager, Directorate of Logistics, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
7. 1998 - 1999, Base Realignment and Closure Liaison Officer, Directorate of Logistics, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
8. 1999 - 2000, Assistant Procurement Appropriations Manager and Lead Procurement Analyst, Secretary of the Air Force for Management Policy and Program Integration, Arlington, Va.
9. 2000 - 2001, Deputy Chief, Program Integration Division, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition Integration, Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Arlington, Va.
10. 2001 - 2004, Chief, Program Integration Division, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition Integration, Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Arlington, Va.
11. 2005 - 2007, Deputy Director, Budget Programs, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget, Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller, Arlington, Va. 
12. 2007 - 2008, Chief, Resources Division, Secretary of the Air Force for Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, Arlington, Va.
13. 2008 - 2011, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition Integration, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Arlington, Va.
14. 2011 - 2012, Deputy Director, Resource Integration, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Arlington, Va.
15. 2012 - 2014, Director, Resource Integration, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Arlington, Va. 
16. 2014 - present, Deputy Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Va.

AWARDS AND HONORS
1989 DOD/Joint Logistics Commanders' Certificate of Merit (individual)
1990 - 1992 Logistics Civilian Career Enhancement Cadre
1992 DOD/Joint Logistics Commanders' Certificate of Merit (group)
2000 Civilian of the Year, SAF/AQ
2007 Certificate of Achievement Award, Department of the Air Force
2012 Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award
2016 Meritorious Executive Presidential Award

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
Business, Cost Estimating and Financial Management, Level III, Acquisition Professional
Development Program
Program Management, Level I, APDP Lifecycle Logistics Level I, APDP

(Current as of July 2018)

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