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Mr. Darryl Colvin

Mr. Darryl J. Colvin

Joint Program Executive Officer for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense

Mr. Darryl Colvin serves as the Joint Program Executive Officer for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense. He provides management and technical direction to the entire portfolio, the headquarters functions, and the Chief of Staff. Mr. Colvin leads civilian and military multi-disciplinary teams whose mission is to protect the U.S. Joint Forces and nation from chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) threats by generating affordable and state-of-the-art capabilities.

Mr. Colvin engages with Congressional members and staff, Army and Depart­ment of Defense on CBRN defense program management and execution. He also interfaces with the science and technology (S&T) community, and coordinates CBRN defense technology needs with DoD S&T agencies, interagency elements, international partners and commercial industry.

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Ms. Nicole Kilgore

Ms. Nicole Kilgore

Deputy JPEO

Ms. Nicole Kilgore is the Deputy Joint Program Executive Officer (JPEO) for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense. She provides management and technical direction to the entire portfolio, the headquarters functions, and the Chief of Staff. Ms. Kilgore leads civilian and military multi-disciplinary teams whose mission is to protect U.S. Joint Forces and the nation from CBRN threats by gen¬erating affordable and state-of-the-art capabilities. As an Army acquisition professional and scientist, she brings a unique blend of expertise to the CBRN defense portfolio. Most recently, Ms. Kilgore was the Acting Deputy JPEO for Assisted Acquisition/Medical (COVID-19 Response). In this role, she focused primarily on the Medical and Protection Portfolios and led coordination of the Defense Department’s COVID-19 Joint Assisted Acquisition efforts in support of the Department of Health and Human Services. Ms. Kilgore holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Mount Saint Mary’s College, a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Hood College, and a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University, Eisenhower School. She has also attended the Defense Acquisition University’s Advanced Program Management Course and the Advanced Leadership Course at the Army Management Staff College.

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Mr. Daniel J. McCormick

Mr. Daniel J. McCormick

DJPEO for Operations and Modernization

Mr. Daniel J. McCormick is our Deputy Joint Program Executive Officer for Operations and Modernization for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND). In this role, he leverages a solid background and experience in the Chemical and Biological Defense Program to help ensure our programs are synchronized, prioritized, and balanced to effectively integrate technologies in support of delivering chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense capabilities to the Warfighter and nation. Mr. McCormick’s work experience includes more than 28 years of service as an Army officer and over 20 years of acquisition experience. He knows how to build and lead acquisition teams to succeed, no matter what obstacles must be overcome to meet the Warfighter’s needs.

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Mr. Gordon Graham

Mr. Gordon Graham

Chief of Staff

Mr. Gordon Graham is our Chief of Staff. In this role, he provides a solid background in acquisition, budgets, program management, and directorate staff management. Gordon has capitalized on his expertise working across functional areas to build consensus and ensure that the JPEO-CBRND programs have the resources required to support the delivery of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense capabilities to the Warfighter and nation. His work experience includes 29 years combined acquisition and program management experience between active duty and federal service, with 15 years in direct support of this program. Gordon keeps this program up and running by motivating and leading a team of professionals.

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