Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Science, Technology and Engineering
S&ET Division Executive Breakfast
Jeff H. Stanley, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Science, Technology and Engineering, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition), the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Mr. Stanley is responsible for providing technical advice and counsel to the Air Force Acquisition Executive on a broad range of engineering and technical management areas. He provides engineering and technical management direction on systems engineering, corrosion control, capability developmental planning, and the functional management of more than 14,000 military and civilian scientists and engineers. In addition, he prepares policy, guidance, and advocacy for the Air Force's annual $2.6 billion science and technology program and $1 billion developmental prototyping and experimentation program. As part of this role, he oversees the Air Force’s international science and technology outreach via various bi-lateral and multi-lateral engagement fora, including the NATO Science and Technology Organization and the NATO Air Force Armaments Group. Mr. Stanley joined federal service in 1985 under Naval Air Systems Command where he worked a variety of fixed- and rotary-wing programs. In 1987, he moved to Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, where he held numerous technical and leadership positions at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Headquarters AFMC and Aeronautical Systems Center. He has joint experience with the Joint Strike Fighter and assignments in both the space and intelligence arenas.
1985 Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
1995 Master's degree in business administration, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
1996 Air War College, Air University, Montgomery, Ala.
2001 Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Va.
2002 Defense Leadership and Management Program
1. October 1985 - August 1987, electronics engineer, Naval Avionics Center, Indianapolis, Ind.
2. August 1987 - July 1989, avionics technical director, Advanced Launch System, matrix support to Space and Missile Center, Wright Research and Development Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
3. July 1989 - December 1994, electronics engineer, Avionics Directorate, Wright Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
4. January 1994 - September 1996, IPT Lead, Joint Advanced Strike Technology Program, Arlington, Va., dedicated matrix support from Avionics Directorate, Wright Research and Development Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
5. October 1996 - January 1998, Deputy, Analysis and Integration IPT, Joint Strike Fighter Program Office, Arlington, Va., dedicated matrix support from Avionics Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
6. January 1998 - November 2000, Onboard Systems IPT Lead, Joint Strike Fighter Program Office, Arlington, Va.
7. November 2000 - September 2001, Analysis and Integration IPT Lead, Joint Strike Fighter Program Office, Arlington, Va.
8. September 2001 - January 2002, student, Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Va.
9. January 2002 - July 2002, Air Force Science and Technology Lead, Joint Strike Fighter Program Office, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
10. July 2002 - January 2003, Principal Plans and Programs engineer, Acquisition Center of Excellence, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, collocated from Headquarters Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
11. January 2003 - August 2005, Deputy, Acquisition Support Division, Capabilities Integration Directorate, Headquarters AFMC
12. August 2005 - November 2008, Deputy Director, 823rd Aeronautical Systems Group, Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
13. November 2008 - July 2009, Director, SIGINT Programs, ISR Directorate, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
14. July 2009 - March 2011, Deputy Chief, Special Operations Forces and Personnel Recovery Division, Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
15. March 2011 - December 2011, Chief, Special Operations Forces and Personnel Recovery Division, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga.
16. December 2011 - January 2015, Deputy Director, ISR and Requirements Directorate, Headquarters AFMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
17. January 2015 - present, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (Science, Technology & Engineering), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
AWARDS AND HONORS
1986 Outstanding Engineer Award, Naval Avionics Center
1990, 1992, 1993, 1994 Technology Transition Award, Avionics Laboratory
1993, 1994, 1995 Customer Support Award, Avionics Laboratory 1996 Program Manager of the Year, Avionics Laboratory 2000 Directors Award, Sensors Directorate
2002 Exceptional Civilian Service Award
Numerous Special Act/Service Awards
Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering, Level III
Acquisition Logistics, Level I
Program Management, Level III
(Current as of April 2018)