DoDEA's Chain of Command

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is a Department of Defense field activity operating under the direction and authority of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness.

DoDEA plans, directs, coordinates, and manages pre-kindergarten through 12th grade education programs for school-aged children of Department of Defense personnel who would otherwise not have access to high-quality public education. DoDEA schools are located in Europe, the Pacific, Western Asia, the Middle East, Cuba, the United States, Guam, and Puerto Rico. DoDEA also provides support and resources to Local Educational Activities throughout the United States that serve children of military families.

 

Executive and DoD

Donald J. Trump President

Donald J. Trump

President

Dr. Mark T. Esper Secretary of Defense

Dr. Mark T. Esper

Secretary of Defense

James N. Stewart Performing the Duties of Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

James N. Stewart

Performing the Duties of Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

Virginia Penrod Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs

Virginia Penrod

Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs

DoDEA Headquarters

Mr. Thomas M. Brady DoDEA Director

Mr. Thomas M. Brady

DoDEA Director

Mr. Robert M. Brady Associate Director for Financial & Business Operations

Mr. Robert M. Brady

Associate Director for Financial & Business Operations

Americas

Dr. Judith A. Minor Director for Student Excellence

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


Dr. Donato Cuadrado District Superintendent

Dr. Donato Cuadrado
Mid-Atlantic District Superintendent


Dr. Christy Huddleston District Superintendent

Dr. Christy Huddleston
Southeast District Superintendent


Europe

Dr. Dell W. McMullen Director for Student Excellence

Dr. Dell W. McMullen
DoDEA Europe Director for Student Excellence


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Mr. Gerry Harvey
DoDEA Europe Chief of Staff


Mr. Steven Sanchez District Superintendent

Mr. Steven Sanchez
Europe East District Superintendent


Mr. Kent Worford District Superintendent

Mr. Kent Worford
Europe West District Superintendent


Dr. Michelle Howard-Brahaney District Superintendent

Dr. Michelle Howard-Brahaney
Europe South District Superintendent


Pacific

Ms. Lois J. Rapp Director for Student Excellence

Ms. Lois J. Rapp
DoDEA Pacific Director for Student Excellence


Dr. Judith Allen District Superintendent

Dr. Judith Allen
Pacific East District Superintendent


Mr. Jimmy Journey District Superintendent

Mr. Jimmy Journey
Pacific South District Superintendent


Dr. Jeff Arrington District Superintendent

Dr. Jeff Arrington
Pacific West District Superintendent