JOINT PROJECT MANAGER (JPM) LEADERSHIP BIOGRAPHIES
Mr. Steven Batts, JPM CBRN Protection
JPM CBRN Protection

Mr. Steven Batts

JPM CBRN Protection

Mr. Steven Batts is the Joint Project Manager (JPM) for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Protection. He assumed the role of JPM in October 2022 and is responsible for the development, fielding, and modernization of individual and collective protection as well as hazard mitigation equipment. He manages the full lifecycle of all programs of record and more than 70 programs in sustainment. Mr. Batts received his Graduate Degree from Webster University in the field of Procurement and Acquisition Management. He has also received a Bachelor’s Degree from Park University while studying the field of Business Management. Mr. Batts is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps and is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Level III certified in Program Management. 

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COL Matthew Clark, JPM CBRN Medical
JPM CBRN Medical

COL Matthew Clark

JPM CBRN Medical

Colonel Matthew Clark is the Joint Project Manager for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Medical. In this role, he is responsible for medical countermeasure development against CBRN threats as well as diagnostic efforts in support of the nation's chemical and biological defense. Commissioned from Coe College ROTC in 1995, COL Clark holds a PhD in behavioral and neural sciences from Rutgers University, a doctorate of humane letters from Coe College, and a masters in strategic studies from the Army War College. He is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps and DAWIA Level III certified in Program Management and Contracting.

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COL Robert Carter
JPM CBRN Sensors

COL Robert Carter

JPM CBRN Sensors

Colonel Robert Carter is the Joint Project Manager for CBRN Sensors. Prior to joining the JPEO-CBRND, COL Carter served as the Medical Research and Development Command (MRDC) Liaison Officer and Acquisition Advisor to Army Futures Command Headquarters in Austin, Texas. He serves as the Consultant to the Army Surgeon General for Biochemistry and Physiology. COL Carter received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences and Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of North Texas Health Science Center as well as a Master’s Degree in Biological Sciences, Bachelor’s Degrees in Chemistry and Biology, and is a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Army War College (Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies).

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Ms.Karen Burke, Acting JPM CBRN Special Operations Forces (SOF)
JPM CBRN SOF

Ms. Lindsay Longobardi

JPM CBRN Special Operations Forces (SOF)

Ms. Longobardi is the Joint Project Manager (JPM) for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Special Operations Forces (SOF) at the Joint Program Executive Office (JPEO) for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (CBRND).  In this position, she serves as the senior civilian leading and directing daily business operations to rapidly acquire and equip the Special Operations and Special Purpose Forces with critical CBRN defense equipment necessary for mission success. Prior to this position, she served as the Deputy Joint Project Lead for CBRND Enabling Biotechnologies.  She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biotechnology and a minor in Biochemical Pharmacology from the State University of New York at Buffalo, a Master’s Degree in Biotechnology from The Johns Hopkins University, and a Master of Business Administration from Hood College. Ms. Longobardi is also a certified Project Management Professional and certified Advanced in Program Management from the Defense Acquisition University.
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JOINT PROJECT LEADS (JPL) LEADERSHIP BIOGRAPHIES
Mr. Bruce Goodwin, JPL CBRND Enabling Biotechnologies (EB)
JPL CBRND Enabling Biotechnologies (EB)

Mr. Bruce Goodwin

JPL CBRND Enabling Biotechnologies (EB)

Mr. Goodwin is the Joint Project Lead (JPL) for the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (CBRND) Enabling Biotechnologies (EB). As the JPL CBRND EB, Mr. Goodwin is responsible for leading EB’s mission to provide new and improved medical countermeasures to enable a single treatment for many threats, rapid medical countermeasure responses, genomic sequencing and the capability to diagnose CBRN threats before the onset of symptoms. As well as to modernize the DoD’s approach across the medical countermeasure (MCM) spectrum by building, maturing, and integrating capabilities and infrastructure to support accelerated MCM development, manufacturing, testing, and deployment. Mr. Goodwin earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Salisbury University and is Level III certified in Program Management from the Defense Acquisition University.

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Mr. Paul Gietka, JPL CBRN Integration
JPL CBRN Integration

Mr. Paul Gietka

JPL CBRN Integration

Mr. Gietka is the Joint Project Lead for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Integration, delivering integrated, layered CBRN defense across combined, and Joint All-Domain Operations for the Joint Program Executive Office for CBRN Defense (JPEO-CBRND). In this role, Mr. Gietka performs as the total lifecycle systems manager for his assigned program and leads the cross-portfolio Integration efforts of the JPEO-CBRND.

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