Department of Defense Education Activity

DoDEA Chief Operating Officer Bio

Mr. Robert M. Brady - Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Robert M. Brady joined the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) on 3 June, 2013. He is responsible for financial management of a DoDEA annual operating budget of approximately $1.9 billion and a multi-billion dollar military construction budget for numerous new schools over the next five years. The DoDEA budget supports 159 schools, approximately 65,000 students and more than 14,000 employees worldwide. He is responsible for the Resource Management (Comptroller), Procurement, Information Technology, Human Resources, Logistics, Facilities and Security Management Divisions.

Prior to joining DoDEA, Mr. Brady served for four years in the Pacific Division of Headquarters Marine Corps. At the Pacific Division, he was responsible for financial management and force posture planning for the multi-billion dollar Marine Corps Pacific realignment plan mandated by the “United States - Japan Roadmap for Realignment Implementation” agreement of 2006.

Mr. Brady is a retired Marine who served on active duty from 1978 to 2008. As a Naval Aviator, the majority of his operational assignments were in tactical flying squadrons that globally deployed for land and shipboard operations overseas. As a Lieutenant Colonel, he was the Commanding Officer of a Ma rine Light/Attack Helicopter Squadron. As a Colonel, he was the Commanding Officer of a Marine Aircraft Group. He has over 3,500 flight hours in the AH-1 “Cobra” aircraft.

During his active duty career, Mr. Brady’s senior staff assignments were focused on Department of Defense Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution responsibility covering a wide range of fiscal appropriations. Those appropriations included procurement, Research/Development/Test/Evaluation (RDTE), Operations & Maintenance (O&M) and Military Construction. As the Headquarters Marine Corps Aviation Department’s Branch Head for Plans, Programs, Policies and Budget, he was responsible for developing and executing an aircraft procurement/RDTE budget that averaged over $7.3 billion annually and an O&M Flying Hour Program annual budget of over $1.5 billion. As Deputy Director of the Capabilities Development Directorate at the Marine Corps Combat Development Command, he was responsible for development of a ground equipment procurement/RDTE budget that averaged over $3.2 billion annually. He also served as Military Assistant to the Director, Defense Research and Engineering, within the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Mr. Brady holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Massachusetts and a Master’s degree in National Security Strategy from the National War College.

Mr. Robert M. Brady

Mr. Robert M. Brady

Chief Operating Officer

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DoDEA HQ Leadership

Mr. Thomas M. Brady DoDEA Director

Mr. Thomas M. Brady
HQ DoDEA Director


Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, Ed.D Chief Academic Officer

Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, Ed.D
HQ Chief Academic Officer


Mr. Robert M. Brady Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Robert M. Brady
HQ Chief Operating Officer


Mr. Jay Burcham Chief of Staff

Mr. Jay Burcham
HQ Chief of Staff


DoDEA Region and District Leadership

Americas

Dr. Judith A. Minor Director of Student Excellence

Dr. Judith A. Minor
DoDEA Americas Director of Student Excellence


Mr. Stephen Hovanic Chief of Staff


DoDEA Americas Chief of Staff


Dr. Samantha Ingram Chief of Instructional Leadership Development


DoDEA Americas Chief of Instructional Leadership Development


Dr. Donato Cuadrado District Superintendent


Mid-Atlantic District Superintendent


Dr. Christy Huddleston District Superintendent


Southeast District Superintendent


Europe

Dr. Charles


DoDEA Europe Acting Director of Student Excellence/Chief of Staff


Jorma Young Chief of Instructional Leadership Development


Europe Chief of Instructional Leadership Development


Mr. Steven Sanchez District Superintendent


Europe East District Superintendent


Mr. Kent Worford District Superintendent


Europe West District Superintendent


Dr. Michelle Howard-Brahaney District Superintendent


Europe South District Superintendent


Pacific

Ms. Lois J. Rapp Director of Student Excellence


DoDEA Pacific Director of Student Excellence


Mr. Todd Schlitz Chief of Staff


DoDEA Pacific Chief of Staff


Dr. Christopher Marczak Chief of Instructional Leadership Development


DoDEA Pacific Chief of Instructional Leadership Development


Dr. Judith Allen District Superintendent


Pacific East District Superintendent


Mr. Jimmy Journey District Superintendent


Pacific South District Superintendent


Dr. Jeff Arrington District Superintendent


Pacific West District Superintendent