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LISA P. SMITH

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Lisa P. Smith, a member of the Department of Defense Senior Executive Service, is the Deputy Director of Logistics, Deputy Chief of Staff of Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters Air Force, Washington, D.C. She is responsible for supporting the Director of Logistics by providing executive leadership and direction for organizing, training and equipping more than 180,000 technicians and managers maintaining the aerospace weapons system inventory. Ms. Smith assists with providing strategic direction for material and equipment management, fuels, vehicle management and operations, distribution, personal property and passenger traffic management. The directorate develops logistics readiness, maintenance and munitions policy, ensuring the readiness of the single largest element of manpower supporting Air Force combat forces globally.  

Ms. Smith entered Civil Service in February 1986 through the Professional and Administrative Career outstanding scholar program at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, and has over 29 years of logistics, acquisition, and supply chain experience.  She has held leadership positions in the Department of Air Force and Office of Secretary of Defense.  

Prior to her current assignment, Ms. Smith was the Deputy Director of Logistics, Civil Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, where she developed and directed policy for depot overhaul, repair and modification of Air Force weapon systems, as well as munitions, supply, logistics plans, transportation and packaging methods and logistics data systems. She planned and coordinated product support and acquisition logistics for all fielded and emerging Air Force weapon systems, as well as established guidance for Air Force retail and wholesale supply chain management of spare parts, valued at more than $5.8 billion. The depot maintenance activity, valued in excess of $6.5 billion in annual revenue, employed more than 30,000 people at the command's three air logistics complexes. 

EDUCATION
1985 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, South Carolina State University, Cum Laude 
1995 Master of Science in Administration – Logistics Management, Georgia College and State University
1996 Master of Public Administration, Georgia College and State University
2007 Master of Strategic Studies, Air University, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2012 Leadership in a Democratic Society, Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, Va.
2015 Program for Executives in Logistics and Technology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

CAREER CHRONOLGY
1. February 1986 - September 1997, Item Management and Program Management assignments, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga.
2. October 1997 - June 2000, AN/ALQ-131 Electronic Countermeasure Pod Program Manager, Electronic Warfare Directorate, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga. 
3. July 2000 - August 2002, Common Radio and Ground Communications Product Group Manager, Directorate of Avionics, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center Robins AFB, Ga.
4. September 2002 - September 2004, Logistics Management Specialist (Career  Broadening Assignment), Directorate of Logistics Readiness, Deputy Chief of  Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
5. June 2004 - June 2005, Base-Realignment-and-Closure Staff Analyst, Directorate of Logistics Readiness, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
6. June 2005 - July 2006, Advanced Planning and Scheduling Program Manager, Directorate of Transformation, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
7. July 2006 - June 2007, Student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
8. June 2007 - August 2008, Chief, Weapon System Integration for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Logistics, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 
9. August 2008 - December 2009, Supervisor, Materiel Management Flight, 406 Supply Chain Management Squadron, Air Force Global Logistics Support Center, Robins  AFB, Ga.
10. December 2009 - July 2010, Director, 407 Supply Chain Management Squadron, 638 Supply Chain Management Group, Air Force Global Logistics Support  Center, Robins AFB, Ga. 
11. July 2010 - February 2015, Weapon System Program and Policy Staff Specialist, Office of  Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Materiel Readiness), Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Logistics and  Materiel Readiness), Office of Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics), the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. (April 2013 – June 2014, Acting Life Cycle Logistics Functional Leader) (July 2014 – September 2014, Acting, Deputy Assistant  Secretary of Defense [Materiel Readiness])
12. February 2015 - June 2015, Deputy Director of Logistics, Headquarters AFMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
13. June 2015 - February 2017, Deputy Director of Logistics, Civil Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters AFMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
14.  February 2017 – Present, Deputy Director of Logistics, Headquarters Air Force, Washington, D.C.

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS 
Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Civilian Service
Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics) Award for Excellence
Assistant Secretary of Defense (Logistics and Materiel Readiness) Award for Excellence
Meritorious Civilian Service Award (2)
Exemplary Civilian Service Award (3)
Special Act or Special Service Award
Notable Achievement Award (2)

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS 
Program Management, Level III, December 1994
Lifecycle Logistics, Level III, April 2004
AFSO21 Level II Facilitator “Black Belt” Certification, June 2009
Air Force Global Logistics Support Center (AFGLSC) Supply Chain Certification, Level IV, January 2011
Professional Life Cycle Logistics Certification, Level 2, June 2016
Professional Supply Management Certification, Level 2, August 2016  

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS 
Logistics Officer Association 
American Society of Military Comptroller
Senior Professional Women’s Association

(Current as of March 2017)

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