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Dr. Jason Roos

Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense
Joint Program Executive Officer
2021 CBRN Defense Conference and Exhibition

Dr. Jason Roos serves as the Deputy 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.

Dr. Roos has held numerous management positions within the JPEO-CBRND, leading
innovation and reform in CBRN defense acquisition. He was the Director of the
Biosurveillance Management Office (BMO), managing a portfolio of programs to field
capabilities to enable early detection and warning of global health threats. Prior to the
BMO, Dr. Roos led the Joint Product Management Office for Biosurveillance – Provisional
where he conducted total life cycle management of the Joint Biological Agent Identification
and Diagnostic System, the Next Generation Diagnostic System and the Critical Reagents

Dr. Roos holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chemistry from the College of the Holy Cross;
a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology from the Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine; and a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from The
Eisenhower School at National Defense University. He is a Certified Acquisition
Professional. Dr. Roos’ awards include the U.S. Army Meritorious Civilian Service Award,
U.S. Army Superior Civilian Service Award, U.S. Army Achievement Medal for Civilian
Service, U.S. Army Commander’s Award for Civilian Service, and Special Act Awards.

Dr. Roos enjoys spending time with his wife, Brianne, and two daughters, Bridget and