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Fellows Kickoff

April 29, 2021

Keynote

Mr. Douglas W. Bryce

Douglas W. BryceMr. Bryce started his Consulting Company in December 2020.  His services include: Acquisition, Acquisition Leadership; Leadership, CBRN Defense to include Medical.

Mr. Bryce retired from federal service on 31 December 2020 with over 48 years of service to our Nation. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps in uniform and as a civilian for (38 years) and the U. S. Army Senior Executive Service for (10 years). He retired from the position of Joint Program Executive Officer, Chemical Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense

Mr. Bryce was appointed as the Joint Program Executive Officer, Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND) on 22 October 2015. As the JPEO-CBRND, he had materiel acquisition decision authority for the services on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense equipment. He provided acquisition management and professional leadership on complex issues related to joint service CBRN defense acquisition programs. He planned, directed, managed, and coordinated the JPEO-CBRND’s mission including the development, acquisition, distribution, and deployment of highly specialized and dynamic joint CBRN defense devices, as well as medical diagnostic systems, drugs, and vaccines.  Responsibility also included interagency coordination for a whole-of-government approach.

For the 10 years prior to his current role, Mr. Bryce served as the Deputy JPEO, CBRND overseeing a diverse team of acquisition professionals and technical subject matter experts to effectively manage the CBRN defense acquisition process. From 2003-2005, he served concurrently as the Joint PM for Individual Protective Equipment and the PM for Marine Corps CBRN Defense Equipment. Prior to 2005, he was the PM for Individual Marine Combat Equipment and NBC Defense Equipment, and the PM for NBC Defense Equipment for Marine Corps Systems Command. 

Mr. Bryce attended Los Angeles Community College, holds a Level III Program Management Certification from the Defense Acquisition University and is a member of the Navy and Army Acquisition Corps. He authored articles published in Military Medical Technology magazine, Marine magazine and the Marine Corps Gazette.

Mr. Bryce’s awards include the Navy Unit Commendation, Marine Corps Systems Command; the David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award; the Commander’s Roundtable Team Excellence Award; the Navy Certificate of Excellence; the Meritorious Service Medal (Gold Star in lieu of second award); and the Navy Commendation Medal (Gold Star in lieu of second award), and several other civilian awards.

Agenda

1 - 1:10
Introduction

Maj. Gen., USAF (Ret.) Rick Evans
NSRI Interim Executive Director

1:10 - 2:10
NSRI Program Overview
NSRI Directors

2:10 - 2:15
Break

2:15 - 2:45
Keynote

Mr. Douglas Bryce

2:45 - 3:15
Fellows Program Details
Dr. Neal Woollen
NSRI Senior Research Strategy Officer

3:15 - 3:25
How to Work Successfully with NSRI
Dr. Ben Terry
UNL Associate Professor of Engineering
NSRI Fellow

3:25 - 3:30
Closing Remarks
Dr. Neal Woollen
NSRI Senior Research Strategy Officer

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