Commissioner Bio

The Honorable Katharina McFarland

Chair, National Academies of Science Board of Army Research and Development

Nominated by then-Chairman and Current Ranking Member Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Senate Armed Services Committee

The Honorable Katharina McFarland

Katharina McFarland joined the SAIC Board in 2019. Prior to her onboarding, Ms. McFarland was a Director for Engility Holdings, Inc. from 2017 to 2019.

In 2017, she retired from civil service as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition ghostwriter österreich. She was appointed to this position in 2012 by then President Barack Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. During her ASD tenure, she was also appointed Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisitions, Logistics & Technology and Army Acquisition Executive Seminararbeit schreiben lassen. Prior to her 2012 ASD appointment, McFarland served as President of the Defense Acquisition University from November, 2010 to May, 2012 ghostwriter bachelorarbeit kosten. From May, 2006 to November, 2010, she was the Director of Acquisition, Missile Defense Agency. Ms. McFarland began her civil service career in 1986 at Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps as a general engineer ghostwriting österreich.

Ms. McFarland received an Honorary Doctoral degree in Engineering from the University of Cranfield, United Kingdom akademische ghostwriter, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Queens University in Kingston, Canada, with accreditations in Materials, Electronics and Civil Engineering.