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Assistant Administrator for the Office of Strategic Infrastructure
April 2, 2014

[image-51]Calvin F. Williams serves as the Assistant Administrator for NASA’s Office of Strategic Infrastructure.  He leads the agency infrastructure policy efforts and the integration of infrastructure issues in support of accomplishing NASA’s Science, Aeronautic, Space Operations and Exploration Missions.

Williams joined NASA in 2002.  Previously, he served as the Director, Integrated Asset Management Division, where he was responsible for managing the agency’s real property, agency facility master planning and the Strategic Capabilities Asset Program. He served as the Sustainable Design Champion at the NASA Headquarters where he received the NASA Blue Marble Award for his contributions in implementing policies for Green Building Design and Sustainable Leadership for NASA facilities. 

Before coming to NASA, Mr. Williams worked for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland for 12 years.  He held several positions including Program Manager, Business Manager and Management Representative for ISO 9001 in the Division of Engineering Services.  Mr. Williams managed both technical and administrative staff in support of design and construction activities at the NIH.  As the Design Project Director of the Infrastructure Modernization Program, Mr. Williams managed the campus-wide upgrade of the NIH campus’ major utility systems.

Prior to joining NIH, Mr. Williams worked for the Department of Navy. He held  the position as a Program Manager at the Chesapeake Division of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, responsible for managing energy and other facility engineering projects. At the Naval Sea System Command, Mr. Williams served as Program Manager responsible for the testing, monitoring and extending the operating life of environmental systems onboard the Navy’s nuclear class submarines. 

After graduating from college, Mr. Williams worked for the Procter and Gamble Company in Cincinnati, Ohio.  There he held the title of Thermal Engineer, responsible for designing and constructing heating, ventilation and air conditions systems for manufacturing facilities throughout the United States.

Mr. Williams graduated from Howard University, Washington, DC, with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He obtained a Master Degree in Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He also completed the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Senior Executive Fellows Program.

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