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William H. Booth

Director, DHRA

William H. Booth, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director, Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA), reporting to the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD(P&R)). In this capacity, he has direct oversight for all operational activities across the Field Activity's organizations. Mr. Booth is responsible for DHRA enterprise-wide planning, programming, resource analysis, operational policy, and operational execution.

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Jeffrey R. Register

Deputy Director, DHRA

Mr. Jeff Register, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is currently the Deputy Director, Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA) in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (OUSD(P&R)). As the Deputy Director, Mr. Register serves as principal advisor to the Director in overseeing and coordinating the work of the Field Activity that maintains comprehensive personnel database repositories, directly administers personnel policies, and manages DoD-wide education, outreach, and personnel support programs.

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Daniel J. Hester

Director, DCPAS

Mr. Daniel Hester, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director, Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service (DCPAS), Defense Human Resources Activity, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. His responsibilities include the development and oversight of civilian human resource plans, policies, and programs for more than 950,000 Department of Defense employees worldwide. Mr. Hester's portfolio spans the full spectrum of Human Capital Management, to include workforce planning, talent acquisition and management, development and sustainment, performance management, labor and employee relations, and leader development.

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Michael V. Sorrento

Director, DMDC

Mr. Sorrento, a member of the Senior Executive Service, currently serves as the Director of the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC), a high performing operational support organization within the Defense Human Resource Activity, which reports to the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. DMDC maintains the central repository of 58 million records for military, civilians, retirees, family members, and contractors.

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Mark S. Breckenridge

Director, DPAC

Mark Breckenridge serves two roles as the Director of the Defense Personnel Analytics Center (established October 2021), and as the Directorate Director of the Office of People Analytics directorate within DPAC. DPAC is DoD's premier center for advanced analysis, providing actionable decision support for the Total Force, families, and veterans, through the collection and application of data and analytical research. DPAC provides effective, evidence-based solutions for Total Force management in support of the warfighter and leads the Department in providing innovative, cost-effective data solutions as well as actuarial expertise in on all matter relating to military compensation and benefits.

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William R. Mansell Jr.

Director, DSSC

Mr. William R. Mansell Jr., a member of the Senior Executive Service, serves as the Director for the Defense Support Services Center (DSSC), part of the Defense Human Resources Activity. As Director, Mr. Mansell ensures critical support services are provided to the Department's military and civilian personnel that enhance national security, mission readiness, resiliency and reintegration. Mr. Mansell oversees the following Directorates: Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative, Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES); Defense Language & National Security Education Office (DLNSEO); Defense Personnel and Family Support Office (DPFSO); and the Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO).


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Clarence A. Johnson

Director, DMOC

Clarence A. Johnson, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director, Diversity Management Operations Center, Defense Human Resources Activity, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD(P&R)), Washington, D.C. He is responsible for operationalizing diversity management and equal opportunity policies and programs affecting 1.3 million active duty military personnel, 800 thousand Reserve Component personnel, and over 700 thousand civilians within the Department of Defense (DoD). He provides supervision, direction and oversees the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) at Patrick Space Force Base, Florida, which is the premiere DoD school in equal employment opportunity training, education and research; the Investigations Resolutions Directorate (IRD); the Disability Programs Directorate (DPD); the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Directorate; the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS); the Defense Advisory Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (DACODAI); and the Special Emphasis Program Management/Equal Employment Opportunity (SEPM/EEO) Directorate.

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Dr. Karin A. Orvis

Director, DSPO

Dr. Karin A. Orvis, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director of the Defense Suicide Prevention Office in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. In this capacity, Dr. Orvis is responsible for policy, oversight, and advocacy of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) suicide prevention programs. Her current portfolio spans the full spectrum of suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention efforts including policy, program development and evaluation, data surveillance, research, and outreach and engagement. In this position, and in her prior DoD roles, she strategically leads multidisciplinary, interservice/interagency teams in designing, implementing, and evaluating DoD-wide policies and programs in support of over 2M service members and over 2.5M military family members worldwide.

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Maj. Gen. Clement S. Coward

Director, SAPRO

Army Major General Clement S. Coward assumed the duties of director of the Department of Defense (DoD) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) in September 2020. The office establishes policy and conducts oversight on efforts to assist victims of sexual assault, encourage greater reporting, empower survivors to recover, and prevent the crime.

MG Coward graduated and received his commission in the Air Defense Artillery branch as a 2nd lieutenant from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and entered active duty in 1989. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications, a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, and a Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the Army War College.

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