Mr. Joseph Wienand
Mr. Joseph Weinand, acting deputy director, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command

Joseph D. Wienand serves as the Acting Deputy Director of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, which is the Army's key research, development and engineering organization. Wienand entered the Senior Executive Service in January 2008.

His permanent position is as the Technical Director for RDECOM's Edgewood Chemical Biological Center. ECBC's mission is to integrate life-cycle science, engineering and field operations to counter chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats to U.S. Armed Forces and the nation. The Center's 1,600 scientists, engineers, and technical personnel are located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Pine Bluff Arsenal, AR; and Rock Island Arsenal, IL.

CAREER CHRONOLOGY:
• May 2010 -- Jun 2010 Acting Technical Director, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
• Jan 2008 -- May 2010 Director, Program Integration, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
• Feb 2005 -- Dec 2007: Associate Director, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
• Feb 2004 -- Feb 2005: Acting Director, Engineering Directorate, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
• Jun 2003 -- Feb 2004: Special Assistant to Engineering Director, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
• Mar 2000 -- Jun 2003: Director, Western Management Development Center, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Aurora, CO
• Jan 1998 -- Mar 2000: Director, Analysis & Evaluation, Rocky Flats Field Office, U.S. Department of Energy, Golden, CO
• Jan 1995 -- Jan 1998: Director, Environmental Restoration Major Systems Acquisition Division, Rocky Flats Field Office, U.S. Department of Energy, Golden, CO
• Jul 1990 -- Jan 1995: Positions of increasing responsibility in nuclear waste management, environmental restoration, and site planning, Rocky Flats Field Office, U.S. Department of Energy, Golden, CO
• Apr 1986 -- Jul 1990: Positions of increasing responsibility culminating with Acting Director, Smoke Division, Chemical Research Development & Engineering Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
• Aug 1985 -- Apr 1986: Marketing/Sales Manager, Engineered Air Systems, Inc., St. Louis, MO
• Oct 1981 -- Aug 1985: Chemical Engineer, Chemical Research Development & Engineering Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
• Jan 1979 -- Oct 1981: Active Duty - U.S. Army Chemical Officer, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

COLLEGE:
• MS, Systems Management, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, 1987
• BS, Chemical Engineering, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 1978

SIGNIFICANT TRAINING:
• Chemical Officer's Basic Course
• Chemical Officer's Advanced Course

AWARDS AND HONORS:
• Superior Civilian Service Award
• "On the Spot" Reinventing Government Hammer Award from Vice President's Office (First time award was ever given out in this manner). 1995
• Federal Executive Institute Director's Award

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS:
• Chemical Corps Regimental Association
• Association of the U.S. Army

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS:
• Wienand, Joe, "Developing an Effective Change Agent Program" Focus on Change Management, Issue 51 (Feb 1999)

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