Government Co-Chair: Dr. JihFen Lei

NAC Co-Chair: Diana-Lynn Herbst [View Bio]

Department of Defense United States of America

Col. Garry Haase – AFRL-Eglin

Ms. Christi Dolbeer – CCDC AvMC

Mr. John Hedderich – CCDC AC

Dr. Jeff Zabinski – CCDC ARL

Mr. Brant Stoner – NAVAIR

Ms. Joan Johnson – NAWC-CL

Mr. Mike Till – NSWC-DD

Mr. Ashley Johnson – NSWC-IH

Mr. Karl Rozelsky – SOCOM

National Armaments Consortium

Mr. Rollie Dohrn – Orbital ATK [View Bio]

Mr. Dan Hartman – Spectra Technologies [View Bio]

Mr. Joe Buzzett – General Dynamics, OTS [View Bio]

Dr. Paritosh Dave – Leidos [View Bio]

Mr. James Miller – Dynetics, Inc. [View Bio]

Mr. Karl Lewis – Lewis M&T

Dr. Tim Eden – Penn State [View Bio]

Ms. Wendy Hummers – NTS [View Bio]

Mr. Dave Turovsky – Polymer Tech [View Bio]

Program Director

Mr. Donald A Geiss, Jr.


Ops Manager

Dr. Jyothi Krishnan

Administrative Officer

Ms. Laura Baker

Lead Financial Analyst

Ms. Darlene Hopler

Financial Analyst

Ms. Krystina Palumbo

Technology Managers

Ms. Lynda Ru

Mr. Ryan Ordemann

Mr. Killolkumar Parikh

Mr. Samuel Joisil

Mr. Michael Jacopino

Mr. Arroyal Garner

Mr. Vinh Vo

Mr. Jeffery Krug


  1. Requirements Definition
  2. Semi-Annual Technology Plan is Developed
  3. ATI (Consortium Management Firm) Issues Solicitation to Industry
  4. Industry Enhanced Whitepapers Submitted to ATI
  5. Government Performs Technical Evaluation and Source Selection
  6. ATI Awards Initiatives and Work Begins