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John D. Christie (Co-Chair) is a senior fellow at the Logistics Management Institute. Dr. Christie has an extensive background in DOD acquisition policy and program analysis. From 1989 to 1993, Dr. Christie was director of Acquisition Policy and Program Integration for the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition). In his role as director, Dr. Christie directed the preparation of a comprehensive revision of all defense acquisition policies and procedures resulting in the cancellation and consolidation of 500 prior separate issuances. He also prepared comprehensive acquisition program alternatives for the Secretary of Defense that resulted in multi billion-dollar budget reductions. As a former member of the Army Science Board, Dr. Christie was called upon to direct reviews of the Army analytical community and operations research activities for the Vice Chief of Staff, including the support of the overall Army acquisition process and its integration with the programming and budgeting process. Recently, Dr. Christie co authored a paper on enhancing the success of DOD's outsourcing and led a team for the Commission on Roles and Missions of the Armed Forces that provided recommendations to improve defense management. Dr. Christie has also been an active participant in NRC studies; most recently, he served on the Panel on Statistical Methods for Testing and Evaluating Defense Systems.

John F. Egan (Co-Chair) retired this past spring as vice president for corporate development at Lockheed Martin Corporation. In recent years, Dr.Egan has been responsible for providing support to three successive chief executives in defining and implementing strategic plans to consolidate the defense industry. These include the merger of the Lockheed Corporation with the Martin Marietta Corporation and the acquisition of the defense segment of the Local Corporation.



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Page 110 E Committee Biographies John D. Christie (Co-Chair) is a senior fellow at the Logistics Management Institute. Dr. Christie has an extensive background in DOD acquisition policy and program analysis. From 1989 to 1993, Dr. Christie was director of Acquisition Policy and Program Integration for the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition). In his role as director, Dr. Christie directed the preparation of a comprehensive revision of all defense acquisition policies and procedures resulting in the cancellation and consolidation of 500 prior separate issuances. He also prepared comprehensive acquisition program alternatives for the Secretary of Defense that resulted in multi billion-dollar budget reductions. As a former member of the Army Science Board, Dr. Christie was called upon to direct reviews of the Army analytical community and operations research activities for the Vice Chief of Staff, including the support of the overall Army acquisition process and its integration with the programming and budgeting process. Recently, Dr. Christie co authored a paper on enhancing the success of DOD's outsourcing and led a team for the Commission on Roles and Missions of the Armed Forces that provided recommendations to improve defense management. Dr. Christie has also been an active participant in NRC studies; most recently, he served on the Panel on Statistical Methods for Testing and Evaluating Defense Systems. John F. Egan (Co-Chair) retired this past spring as vice president for corporate development at Lockheed Martin Corporation. In recent years, Dr.Egan has been responsible for providing support to three successive chief executives in defining and implementing strategic plans to consolidate the defense industry. These include the merger of the Lockheed Corporation with the Martin Marietta Corporation and the acquisition of the defense segment of the Local Corporation.

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Page 111 During these mergers, Dr. Egan provided leadership during the entire transaction cycle involving industry and market analysis, deal negotiations, antitrust filings, and transition planning and execution. An electrical engineer by training, Dr. Egan is a former chief scientist for the CNO and has extensive experience associated with the development of information technology. Dr. Egan currently is a member of the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel and the Naval Studies Board of the NRC. John W. Asher III is chairman of Strategic Marketing and Analysis, Inc., and cofounder and chairman emeritus of Global Associates, Limited. Global Associates is a fast-growing small business specializing in advanced electronic products for both the public and the private sectors. At Global Associates, Mr. Asher has provided vision and strategic planning to grow a start-up company that was selected in 1997 as one of 50 FAST TRACK companies by The Washington Business Journal, Arthur Andersen, and Riggs Bank (selected 19 of 800). Besides having an extensive background in strategic planning and DOD acquisition, Mr. Asher has developed an enterprise information management system that has been successfully implemented in several large organizations. Mr. Asher also is a former naval officer, having retired at the rank of captain. His naval career included staff assignments to the deputy chief of Naval Operations for Submarines and as director of Submarine Operations and Tactical Readiness. Mr. Asher was also a senior member of the Submarine Research and Development Advisory Group assisting in the formulation of the Navy's future plans for weapons, sensors, and platforms. Albert J. Baciocco,Jr., retired from the U.S. Navy as a vice admiral in 1987 after 34 years of distinguished service, principally within the nuclear submarine force and directing the Department of the Navy research and technology development enterprise. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1953, receiving a bachelor of science degree in engineering. On retirement from the Navy, Admiral Baciocco formed the Baciocco Group, Inc., a technical and management consulting practice providing services to industry, primarily in areas of strategic planning, technology investment and application, and business planning and development. Admiral Baciocco is a director of Honeywell, Inc., and American Superconductor Corporation. In addition, he serves on several boards and committees of government, industry, and academe. He is a member of the Army Science Board of the Department of the Army, and of the NRC's Naval studies Board. He serves on the boards of trustees of the University of South Carolina Research Institute and of the South Carolina Research Authority, a state-chartered, not-for-profit, advanced technology and management enterprise. In addition, he serves on the boards of directors of the Foundation for Research Development at the Medical University of South Carolina and of the Waste Policy Institute, an affiliate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and currently serves as chair of the Southeastern Universities Research Asso-

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Page 112 ciation's Maritime Technical Advisory Committee to the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Laboratory in Newport News, Virginia. Lloyd A. Duscha is an engineering consultant to various national and foreign government agencies, the World Bank, and private-sector clients. Mr. Duscha retired as deputy director, Engineering and Construction Directorate, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, where he was responsible for the planning, engineering, and construction of all types of water resource projects and military facilities. His expertise includes project development and execution, dams, hydropower and hydraulic structures, building and underground technology, and coastal engineering and navigation. Mr. Duscha is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He has served on the Board of Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment and has been an active participant in numerous NRC studies, including those focused on civil works research and development and technology and innovation in building. Most recently, he served on the Committee on Outsourcing of the Management of Planning, Design and Construction Services for Federal Facilities. Elvin R. Heiberg III is president of Heiberg Associates, Inc. LG Heiberg (USA, Ret.) has an extensive background in facility construction and management. A retired chief of engineers for the Army (and commander of the Army Corps of Engineers), General Heiberg is well acquainted with engineering and construction issues, in both the public and private sectors, that relate to environmental engineering, infrastructure issues, privatization issues, and streamlined government acquisition of engineering and construction services. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. His NRC services include 2 years on the Transportation Research Board's executive committee, 6 years on the Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, 4 years on the Board of Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, and membership on the Board of Army Science and Technology in 1997. General Heiberg chaired the NRC's Federal Facilities Council until January 1998. He is a registered professional engineer (civil). Samuel D. Kleinman is director of the Infrastructure and Readiness Team at the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA). Dr. Kleinman has an extensive background in the evaluation of business practices and, at CNA, is responsible for infrastructure and financial issues central to the Department of the Navy. His research interests include reducing the infrastructure, base consolidation, outsourcing, housing, management efficiency, industrial base, hollow force, acquisition reform, material support, and transportation. Dr. Kleinman has been a participant on several outside study teams. Some recent examples include the Defense Science Board's 1996 study of operating and support costs and the Navy's study on its acquisition organization. Genie McBurnett retired from the Department of the Navy in 1996 as a member of the Senior Executive Service. Mrs. McBurnett's last assignment was as the assistant deputy chief of staff for Installations and Logistics, U.S. Marine

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Page 113 Corps. In this position, Mrs. McBurnett was responsible for policy formulation and oversight of Marine Corps logistics, facilities, environmental management, and base closure. Her previous positions include deputy commander, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, and principal deputy assistant secretary of the Navy (research, development, and acquisition). She also served as a member of the Navy's Base Structure and Evaluation Committee responsible for review of all Department of the Navy infrastructure and recommendations for base realignment and closure. Nancy Y. Moore is a senior engineer at RAND, where her research interests include water policy, military logistics, and business practices. Dr. Moore has conducted studies on efficient ground and surface water use in California, sustainability of the U.S. Air Force post-attack command and control aircraft, and improving material distribution for the Army. She recently led a Defense Logistics Agency study on strategic approaches to outsourcing. She is currently examining outsourcing and contracting issues for the Air Force. A water resources engineer by training, Dr. Moore has also been involved in studying alternative water resources policies, particularly water marketing. Her participation in NRC studies has included membership on the Committee on Flood Control Alternatives in the American River Basin and the Glen Canyon Environmental Studies Review. Gerald Nadler is professor emeritus of industrial and systems engineering and IBM chair emeritus in engineering management at the University of Southern California. Dr. Needler has an extensive background in human resources, where his major interest is the study of methodologies and reasoning processes used by leading engineers, planners, designers, and other professionals who create new, and structure existing, systems and solutions (e.g., products, operating procedures, organizational arrangements, information flows, and facilities flow). Dr. Nadler is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and has served on NRC committees, including the Committee on Human Resources, Organizations, and the Adoption of Workplace Technologies. Sean O'Keefe is the Louis A. Bantle Professor of Business and Government Policy in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. Professor O'Keefe is also director of national securities studies—a joint partnership between Syracuse University and the Johns Hopkins University for the delivery of senior executive education programs and case study development for the Department of Defense. Professor O'Keefe's background is primarily related to national security policy and financial management. He was appointed Secretary of the Navy in 1992 and has served as comptroller and chief financial officer of DOD since 1989 as a member of Secretary Dick Cheney's Pentagon management team. Previously, he served on the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations staff as staff director of the Defense Subcommittee. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and a member of several corporate and advisory boards.

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Page 114 Dan R. Olsen, Jr., is director of the Human Computer Interaction Institute and professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Olsen has an extensive background in state-of-the-art computer technologies. At Carnegie Mellon, Dr. Olsen's principal areas of research and teaching include automatic generation of graphical user interfaces, high-level programming languages, manmachine communication, network-based interaction, and visual and graphical programming systems. Previously, Dr. Olsen was chairman of the Department of Computer Science at Brigham Young University. His professional activities include vice chair of publications for the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction and associate editor of Human-Computer Interaction and Interactions. Michael W. O'Neill is a national director of collaborative operations resources at Deloitte and Touche, LLP. A certified public accountant, his 25 year's experience include management consulting, outsourcing, daily operations, and the management of large, complex projects involving financial operations and data processing. At Deloitte and Touche, Mr. O'Neill is responsible for all accounting and outsourcing projects for the federal government as they relate to financial operations. In addition, he is the partner in charge of a recently awarded engagement with the Government National Mortgage Association to perform compliance reviews and agreed-upon review. Prior to joining Deloitte and Touche, Mr. O'Neill served as a worldwide partner and a member of the board of directors of William M. Mercer, Inc. In this role, he was responsible for all administrative consulting, outsourcing operations and technology applications, and business units of the firm. Herbert Rabin is director of the Engineering Research Center, professor of electrical engineering, and associate dean of the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Rabin's professional experience has focused on research and applied technology in the fields of solid-state physics, nonlinear optics, and space research and development. Dr. Rabin has held a number of positions at the Naval Research Laboratory, including associate director for Space and Communications Science and Technology. In addition, he served as deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for Applied Research and Space Technology. Dr. Rabin is a member of the NRC's Naval Studies Board, and a fellow of the American Physical Society, Optical Society of America, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Joseph B. Reagan is retired vice president and general manager of research and development at Lockheed Martin Missile and Space Co. and was a corporate officer of the Lockheed Martin Corporation. As general manager, he led more than 750 scientists and engineers in the development of advanced technologies in the fields of optics, electrooptics, software, guidance and controls, electronics, and materials. He also led a major cultural change process within research and development that transformed the organization into a more successful, business

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Page 115 oriented entity. Dr. Reagan is currently a director of Southwall Technologies, Inc., a high-technology company specializing in the manufacturing of thin-film coatings for high-performance residential, industrial, and automotive windows. He is also a director on the board of the Tech Museum of Innovation, where he is the chairman of the Education Committee. Dr. Reagan is also a senior adviser to Knowledge, Inc., a startup company that provides software products to facilitate the conversion of information into knowledge. He is involved in numerous activities that foster the improvement of science and mathematics education in the United States. Dr. Reagan is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a member of the NRC's Naval Studies Board. John M. Stewart is director of McKinsey and Company, Inc. Mr. Stewart has been employed at McKinsey for more than 35 years, where he has specialized in business administration and management consulting. His responsibilities today include advising top management of leading organizations on issues of strategy, organization, and operations. In addition, he is actively involved in the consulting of international business competition, research and development, and factory operations. Prior to joining McKinsey, Mr. Stewart was a program manager in aerospace at TRW. Mr. Stewart has served with a number of boards, including the Defense Science Board and the Manufacturing Science Board of the National Research Council. He recently served in the Defense Science Board's Task Force on Outsourcing and Privatization. Raymond M. Walsh, a retired rear admiral USN, is vice president at Sonalysts, Inc. Since joining Sonalysts, Admiral Walsh has been a lead analyst and project leader for several forward-looking studies. Among other projects, he is currently assisting in the development of the command and control design for the AEGIS weapons system for Tactical Ballistic Missile Defense. Admiral Walsh's broad range of experience includes the command of two surface combatants as a naval surface warfare officer and as an operations analyst ashore involved with Department of the Navy budgeting, planning, and programming processes. Admiral Walsh was also director of the Operations Division for the Office of Budget and Reports under the Navy comptroller, where he was the responsible official for all Department of the Navy operating budget accounts. Mitzi M. Wertheim is a consultant for enterprise solutions at the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA). Before joining the CNA, she was vice president of enterprise solutions at SRA International, Inc. Ms. Wertheim's expertise is in recognizing reengineering needs, creatively applying business process reengineering methods and tools, and teaching large corporations to increase service while reducing cost. At SRA, Ms. Wertheim creatively applied business process reengineering methods to improve productivity and provide higher levels of service, while reducing costs for large corporations to become customer focused, process focused, and team oriented using information technology as an enabler. Her responsibilities included identifying linkages and interdependencies in orga-

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Page 116 nizations and then leveraging information technology to achieve business objectives. Prior to joining SRA, Ms. Wertheim worked with IBM Federal Systems company as an enterprise consultant, marketing manager, program manager, and technical assistant. From 1977 to 1981, Ms. Wertheim was the deputy undersecretary of the Navy. Ms. Wertheim is involved with a number of outside organizations, including the Council of Foreign Relations and the Advisory Board of the Defense Budget Group. She is the founder of the MIT Seminar XXI, Foreign Policy and National Security, now in its 13th year. She is a member of the NRC's Naval Studies Board.