Gene Hubbard is currently the Senior Vice President for Human Capital at RiVidium, Inc. RiVidium is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides human resources, logistics, information technology, and other services to client federal agencies. Mr. Hubbard started with RiVidium in July 2018, after over 38 years of military and civilian public service. He is responsible for business development, growth (profit and loss), program management, capture management, and client services for the human capital business line. Mr. Hubbard has extensive experience in the life-cycle of facilities management including design and construction, operations and maintenance, public works, and real estate programs, as well as extensive experience in human resources, financial management, information technology, and administrative services. His career includes federal Senior Executive Service (SES) assignments at the Mine Safety and Health Administration, the National Science Foundation, the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Prior to entering the federal SES ranks, Mr. Hubbard served as the Coordinator for Program Support at the Office of Adult and Community Education, Fairfax County, Virginia. Additionally, he served over 20 years active duty as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy, primarily in the Navy Civil Engineer Corps (CEC), with assignments of increasing responsibility stationed in various locations across the U.S. and overseas. Mr. Hubbard was a member of the Board of Directors for the Society of American Military Engineers and served as the vice chair of the Federal Facilities Council. He is a member of other professional societies including the Society for Human Resource Management and the American Society for Public Administration. Mr. Hubbard has a Master of Public Administration degree from Troy University, a Master of Engineering degree (civil engineering) from the University of Florida, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy.
William S. Marras
William S. Marras (NAE) is the Honda Chair professor in the Department of Integrated Systems Engineering at Ohio State University, and holds joint appointments in the departments of orthopaedic surgery, physical medicine, and neurosurgery. He is also executive director and scientific director of the Spine Research Institute, and executive director of both the Center for Occupational Health in Automotive Manufacturing and the Institute for Ergonomics. Dr. Marras has chaired numerous National Academies committees and boards including the Committee on Human Factors, the Committee on Human Systems Integration, and the Board on Human Systems Integration. Dr. Marras’ research focuses on understanding the role biomechanics play in causing in spine disorders and their prevention, evaluation, and treatment. His findings have been published in over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles, hundreds of refereed proceedings, and numerous books and book chapters including a book entitled The Working Back: A Systems View. Dr. Marras is a two-time winner of the prestigious Swedish Volvo Award for Low Back Pain Research. He also won Austria's Vienna Award for Physical Medicine and the Liberty Mutual Prize for Injury Prevention Research. Dr. Marras has been elected a fellow in six professional societies: the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers, the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, the Ergonomics Society (UK), and the International Ergonomics Association. He currently serves as deputy editor of Spine and was the previous editor-in-chief of Human Factors. Dr. Marras is the past president of the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society. He recorded a TEDx talk in 2013 entitled Back Pain and your Brain and in 2015 was featured on NPR’s All Things Considered. He holds a B.S. in systems engineering from Wright State University, a M.S. in industrial engineering from Wayne State University, and a Ph.D. in bioengineering and ergonomics from Wayne State University.
Kimberly O'Keefe served as a Senior Executive in the Department of the Army in the role of Resource Director in the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management (OACSIM). As Director, she was responsible for oversight, management and execution of $17B in requirements for U.S. Army installations. Ms. O’Keefe managed the modeling for Base Operations Support requirements and the integration of the Army Facilities Investment Strategy. She facilitated the sourcing of plans, programs and procedures to support critical installation operations, resulting in effective stewardship of the Army’s 156 installations worldwide. She also had oversight of OACSIM's business transformation initiatives and the Army's Communities of Excellence Program. Ms. O’Keefe has over 16 years of experience in resource and program management from a variety of assignments within the Department of the Army. She holds an M.S. in engineering management from the University of Missouri, Rolla, and is a graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point.
Cheryl Paullin (NAE) is vice president of HumRRO’s Talent Management & Analytics Division. Her division includes four programs comprising professionals with advanced training in industrial-organizational psychology or closely related fields and software engineers. She provides technical leadership for development, validation, and implementation of custom assessments and talent management processes. Dr. Paullin has directed several projects that involved working within the terms of a consent decree that predated her involvement with the client organization, including an employee development program for more than 80 jobs in the State of Alabama Department of Transportation and entry-level fire service selection processes in the cities of Minneapolis and St. Louis. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She has a B.A. in psychology from the University of Iowa, and a Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology from the University of Minnesota.
Fred S. Switzer, III
Fred Switzer is professor in the College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences at Clemson University. Dr. Switzer is currently continuing his work with colleagues in the College of Engineering and Sciences on issues in infrastructure resilience and automotive safety. Dr. Switzer and his colleagues in the Department of Psychology established the Clemson University Driving Simulator Laboratory to provide a tool for examining issues of human judgment and decision-making and risk perception. He also established the Clemson Process Control Simulator laboratory to facilitate studies in the training of industrial operator teams and the interactions of training and supervision (industrial psychology) with interface design and plant operation (computer science and engineering) and with operator judgment and control (human factors psychology). In addition to this area of research, Dr. Switzer is currently conducting studies on cognitive and physiological indicators of team performance in industrial and military teams. Dr. Switzer has been a co-investigator on grants from Honda Research and Development Americas, the Office of Naval Research, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. He holds a B.A. in psychology from University of Texas at Austin, a M.S. in industrial-organizational psychology from Lamar University, and a Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Brian Yolitz is Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities at Minnesota State University. He retired after 27 years of service with the United States Air Force. His final assignment was as Director of Installations at Headquarters, US Air Forces Central, Shaw AFB, South Carolina. His responsibilities included planning and execution of $2.1B in construction, service and commodity contracts for the Air Force. Brian has a bachelor´s degree in civil engineering from University of Wisconsin, Platteville, a M.S. in engineering management from the University of Alaska and a master´s degree in national resource strategy from the National Defense University.
Cameron Oskvig - (Staff Officer)