Working Groups

Talent Pools

Purpose: Increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workforce to tap into all talent pools

Chair (Acting): Jim Girard, L3Harris

STEM Education Pathways

Purpose: Strengthen the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education pathways

Chair: Dr. Jean VanderGheynst, PhD, UMass Dartmouth

Skilled Careers

Purpose: Attract, train, and grow the skilled vocational workforce

Chair: Tom Vecchiolla, ST Engineering North America


Purpose: Assess and leverage technological changes in the nature of work

Chair: Scott Drach, Boeing Defense, Space & Security 


Chris Sax


Defense Workforce Project