Department of Labor demonstration project to help youth in foster care make the transition into the labor market for Casey Family Programs.

Barnow served as vice chairman of the National Research Council’s Committee on the Information Technology Work Force and was a member of the Board on Higher Education and Workforce for 6 years. He is currently serving on the NRC Committee on the External Evaluation of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research and the Committee on the U.S. Mining and Energy Workforce, and he has served on five other NRC committees. He currently serves on the Baltimore Workforce Investment Board’s System Effectiveness Committee, and he chaired the Performance Committee of the Maryland Governor’s Workforce Investment Board for 4 years. Barnow chairs the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs Research Committee, and he serves on the editorial boards of two journals. He has a BS degree in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and MS and PhD degrees in economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

James S.B. Chew is L-3 Communications Holdings director of advanced technologies and concepts for the Precision Engagement Sector. Chew is responsible for leading the development and transition of disruptive precision engagement technologies to the DOD and commercial markets. He is also chairman of the Science and Engineering Technology Division of the National Defense Industrial Association. Prior to joining L-3, Chew served as a propulsion engineer for Boeing Aerospace Company; senior engineer for SPARTA; program manager for the Air Force Rocket Propulsion Lab; director of rocket propulsion technology plans and programs for the Air Force Phillips Laboratory; assistant staff specialist for weapons technology for the Office of the Secretary of Defense; and deputy director of air and surface weapons technology for the Office of Naval Research. Chew also served as Exide’s vice president for the Military and Specialty Global Business Unit; product marketing consultant for the Dodge Division of Chrysler Corporation; QWIPTECH’s chief operating officer; General Motors’ American Tuner program manager; T/J Technologies chief operating officer; vice president, science and technology, ATK; and SAIC’s vice president for the Space Systems Development Division. Chew earned a lifetime California State Community College teaching credential in engineering. He serves on the board of ABAKAN, Inc. Chew is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Engineering Program and the Defense Systems Management College Advanced Program Management Program. He is a DOD Level 3 certified acquisition professional and a DOD Level 3 System, Planning, Development, Research, and Engineering professional. He was recognized as the 2009 College of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus by his undergraduate alma mater. He earned his BS degree in mechanical engineering from the California State Polytechnic University at Pomona and an MS degree in systems management from the University of Southern California.

Lawrence J. Delaney retired as the executive vice president of operations and president of the Advanced Systems Development Sector of Titan Corporation. Previously, he held distinguished positions with Arete Associates, Inc.; Delaney Group, Inc.; BDM Europe; and the Environmental and Management Systems Group at IABG. Delaney was also the acting secretary of the Air Force and served as the assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, as well as the Air Force’s service acquisition executive, responsible for all Air Force research, development, and acquisition activities. He provided direction, guidance, and supervision for all matters pertaining to the formulation, review, approval, and execution of acquisition plans, policies, and programs. Delaney has more than 41 years of international experience in high-technology program acquisition, management, and engineering, focusing on space and missile systems, information systems, propulsion systems, and environmental technology. He served as a member of the National Research Council’s Board on Army Science and Technology (vice chair), Air Force Studies Board (chair), and the Army Science Board (vice chair). Delaney received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from Clarkson University and his PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Mary L. Good (NAE) is dean emeritus and special advisor to the chancellor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She is managing member for the Fund for Arkansas’ Future, LLC (an investment fund for start-up and early-stage companies), past president of the AAAS, past president of the American Chemical Society, and an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering. She currently serves on the boards of St. Vincent Health

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