CDS Program Managers

CDS Program Managers

Capability Development Support Group program managers focus on entire lifecycle and conduct operations and requirements analysis, systems engineering rigor, standards, and test and evaluation from projects ranging from major DHS acquisitions, Apex programs, work with DHS Components, Integrated Product Teams, and work across the research and development spectrum.

Group Name Program Focus Areas Email
Capability Development Support Steven Hutchison, Ph.D. Director, CDS, Component Acquisition Executive, Operational Test and Evaluation. General CDS work STCDS@hq.dhs.gov
Systems Engineering James Tuttle Deputy Director, CDS and Chief Systems Engineer, Tailoring Plan for DM-eGov contract; Support to National Protection and Programs Directorate, Systems Engineering Support for wireless IP technology, Next Generation Networks, Priority Services, Next Generation Cyber Infrastructure Apex office of system engineers Systems analysis, systems engineering, modeling and simulation, relational databases, optimization techniques, test and evaluation, information technology acquisition, Lean Six Sigma, probability and statistics, and reliability, maintainability, and availability STCDS@hq.dhs.gov
  James Odasso Real-time Bio Threat Awareness Apex Systems Engineering Support Systems engineering, chemistry, and physics STCDS@hq.dhs.gov
  Janae Lockett Reynolds Human Systems Integration Systems engineering, human systems integration STCDS@hq.dhs.gov
  Kerry Wilson Systems Engineering Lifecycle Guide, Systems Engineering Training Guide and Certification, Border Situational Awareness Apex Support Systems engineering, explosives, countermanpads, test and evaluation, acquisition and program management STCDS@hq.dhs.gov
  Mark Adams Screening at Speed Apex Systems Engineering Support Systems analysis; modeling and simulation; relational databases; optimization techniques; test and evaluation; acquisition; Lean Six Sigma; probability and statistics; and, reliability, maintainability, and availability STCDS@hq.dhs.gov
  Sonja Rodriguez Capability Development Framework, Apex Executive Steering Committee, Framework, RAPID (Flood) Awareness Apex Office of System Engineers Systems engineering, test and evaluation, command, control, communication and computers intelligence surveillance reconnaissance (C4ISR), lean Six Sigma, improvised explosive devices, wireless communications, acquisition, program management STCDS@hq.dhs.gov
Operations and Requirements Analysis John Dargan Director, Operations and Requirements Analysis and Joint Requirements Council Support DHS Joint Requirements Council. Cross-department needs, capability and requirements analysis, operations analysis, "systems thinking” approach to solving complex problems, technical expertise in systems analysis, mission analysis, process mapping, Lean Six Sigma process improvements STCDS@hq.dhs.gov
Test and Evaluation Steven Hutchison, Ph.D. Director, Test and Evaluation Test and Evaluation Oversight for DHS major acquisitions STCDS@hq.dhs.gov
  Glenn Russell Immigration and Border Security Programs Test and evaluation oversight for DHS major acquisition programs in immigration and border missions STCDS@hq.dhs.gov
  Gregory Simmons National Preparedness Programs Test and evaluation oversight for DHS major acquisition programs in national preparedness STCDS@hq.dhs.gov
  James Wells Cyberspace and Homeland Security Enterprise Programs Test and evaluation oversight for DHS major acquisition programs in cyberspace and Homeland Security Enterprise STCDS@hq.dhs.gov
  John Kisko Terrorism Prevention Programs Test and evaluation oversight for DHS major acquisition programs in terrorism prevention STCDS@hq.dhs.gov
Standards Phil Mattson DHS Standards Executive, Standards Identification and Development Department Standards Executive, IAW OMB Circular A-119 other authorities, Standards development, activities in the areas of responder and resiliency standards, chemical and biological agent detection and response, response robot capability standards and explosive countermeasures standards STCDS@hq.dhs.gov
  Phil Mattson Standards Policy and Coordination Standards policy and coordinates with major standards setting bodies, intra and inter department standards policies, standards infrastructure, standards body memberships and licenses STCDS@hq.dhs.gov

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