Dr. Jason Roos 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. Dr. Roos 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. As a career Army acquisition professional and Ph.D. scientist, he brings a unique blend of acquisition, technical and business expertise to the CBRN defense portfolio.
Dr. Roos 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.
Mr. Kyle Perkins serves as the Acting Deputy Joint Program Executive Officer (DJPEO) to the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND). In this capacity he manages the JPEO-CBRND’s staff and assists the JPEO and DJPEOs by providing oversight to the development, training, and fielding activities across the organization’s six Joint Project Management/Lead offices. Having spent his career working for organizations within Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR), he has a unique blend of acquisition, technical, and business expertise suited for large complex acquisition programs. Mr. Perkins holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration and Marketing with a concentration in Entrepreneurship from Rider University and a Master’s of Science in Program Management of the Naval Post Graduate School.
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.
Ms. Nicole Kilgore is our Acting Deputy Joint Program Executive Officer for Assisted Acquisition/Medical (COVID-19 Response), with a focus on both the Medical and Protection Portfolios. Ms. Kilgore has been part of the chemical-biological defense enterprise for over ten years and most recently served as the Deputy Joint Project Manager for CBRN Medical. She has provided overall direction and guidance for the development, acquisition, testing, product improvements, fielding, and sustainment of the portfolio. With 15 years of industry experience as well, she brings extensive acquisition, strategic leadership, and program management expertise both through practical experience and formal training and education. 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.
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.