Kenneth K. Dumm, a member of the Senior Intelligence Executive Service, is Associate Director for Intelligence, Directorate of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Deputy Chief of Staff for Air and Space Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. In this position, Mr. Dumm is the principle adviser to the Director of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance in the areas of intelligence planning and programming, resources and budget, production and application, force management, and intelligence security matters. He has responsibility for programmatic and budget matters for the Air Force National Foreign Intelligence Program, intelligence portions of the Air Force Program Objective Memorandum, and acts as senior U.S. Air Force executive for these programs with Congress, the Department of Defense and the intelligence community.
Mr. Dumm served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force from 1973 until he retired in 2000. While on active duty, he was a master navigator on B-52s before transitioning to the intelligence career field. He commanded a flying squadron and the National Air Intelligence Center, and served on the staff of Headquarters Electronic Security Command at Headquarter Air Force Intelligence Command and Headquarters U.S. Air Force. Mr. Dumm was appointed to the SIES in 2000.
1972 Bachelor of Science degree in physics, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pa.
1978 Master of Business Administration degree in management, Golden Gate University
1978 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
1985 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
1994 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1996 Seminar on Intelligence and Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
2000 Program for Senior Managers in Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
1. March 1973 - June 2000, various assignments worldwide in flying operations and intelligence in the U.S. Air Force
2. June 2000 - present, Associate Director for Intelligence, Directorate of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Deputy Chief of Staff for Air and Space Operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Legion of Merit
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal