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Mr. Nicholas Roberts

Mr. Nicholas Roberts enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a cryptologic technician in August 1985.  He served at four overseas Signals Intelligence sites and aboard three U.S. Navy warships highlighted by providing support in Operations Desert Shield/Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Additionally, Roberts qualified as a Master Training Specialist and is a certified adjunct faculty member with the National Cryptologic School.  He completed his 22-year active duty career in 2007 retiring as a chief petty officer.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, a Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in Management, and Master of Business Administration.  Furthermore, he completed two graduate certificates in Leadership & Management and Foundations of Human Resource Management from the University of Maryland.
After military retirement, Roberts began his civilian career as an administrative officer at the Navy’s Environmental Health Effects Laboratory. Following the culmination of the Base Realignment and Closure 2005-2010 realignment, he was promoted to deputy director for Administration at the newly commissioned Naval Medical Research Unit Dayton, Wright Patterson Air Force Base.  In this new position, he was the senior civilian managing a directorate of military, civilian, and contractor personnel in all facets of manpower and human resource management, direct and reimbursable aerospace and environmental health research budget execution, civilian performance management systems, IT equipment and life cycle maintenance, facilities and real property, physical security, and government purchase card program execution.
In July 2018, he accepted a position with the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command as the Mission Support directorate S-1 chief at Fort Huachuca, Arizona.  He led a team of civil service and contractor personnel in the oversight and management of a multitude of programs to include human resourcing; manpower; acquisition workforce management; command policies; instructions and standard operating procedures; civilian and military awards; student and internship recruitment; military and civilian performance management systems; budget forecasting and execution guidance to include Program Objective Memorandum, Pilot Boarding Ground, and Command Plan requirements; command timekeeping, Permanent Change of Station/Temporary Change of Station orders; Managers Internal Control Program; and Army stationing. 
In March 2022, Roberts started his current position as the executive director (ED) for Surface Combat Systems Training Command San Diego. As ED, he is responsible for staffing procedures to include structure, workload estimation techniques, workforce identification, administrative procedures and processes of planning for program operations and future objectives.  Additionally, he manages a supervisory civilian workforce for command program operations to include administration, student management, logistics/facilities, learning standards, information technology, financial management/contracting, legal, conduct compliance, substance abuse, and security. ​​​​​​​
Roberts’ personal active duty and civil service awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), Army Civilian Service Commendation Medal, Army Civilian Service Achievement Medal, and Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award.

Last Updated: 7 July 2023

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