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Marilyn M. Thomas:

Military Branch:United States Airforce
Marilyn M. Thomas, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director for Budget Management and Execution, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget, Washington, D.C. Mrs. Thomas is responsible for the planning, programming, and budget policies for the Air Force Working Capital Funds and Special Programs and the management and oversight of budget formulation and execution activities of all Air Force appropriations.
Mrs. Thomas, a native of Stillwater, Oklahoma, began her career with the Air Force as a Palace Acquire intern upon graduation from Oklahoma State University. She has held progressively more responsible positions in the areas of budget formulation, program integration and resource management. Her experience spans several appropriations and functional areas, including acquisitions. Prior to assuming her current position, she was Director for Resources and Analysis in the Office of the Chief Information Officer.
EDUCATION
1987 Bachelor of science degree in economics, Oklahoma State University
1992 Master of arts degree in economics, George Mason University
1993 Air Command and Staff College
1998 Masters of arts degree in national resource strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
1998 Defense Leadership and Management Program
CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. July 1987 - June 1989, financial and program analyst, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cost Analysis, Washington, D.C.
2. July 1989 - July 1990, financial administration and program analyst, Aircraft Procurement Division, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget, Washington, D.C.
3. August 1990 - July 1993, budget analyst, Fiscal Analysis and Control Division, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget, Washington, D.C.
4. August 1993 - July 1997, supervisory budget analyst, Revolving Funds Division, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget, Washington, D.C.
5. August 1997 - June 1998, student, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
6. June 1998 - May 1999, Branch Chief, Operation and Maintenance Execution Branch, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget, Washington, D.C.
7. May 1999 - May 2000, Chief, Security Assistance Division, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget, Washington, D.C.
8. June 2000 - June 2001, Deputy Division Chief, Program Integration Division, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Washington, D.C.
9. July 2001 - Aug 2002, Chief, Space, Missiles and Other Procurement Division, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget, Washington, D.C.
10. September 2002 - May 2003, Director for Resources and Analysis, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Washington, D.C.
11. May 2003 - present, Director for Budget Management and Execution, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget, Washington, D.C.
AWARDS AND HONORS
2001 Exemplary Civilian Service Medal
National Partnership for Reinventing Government "Hammer Award"
Numerous performance awards
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Industrial College of the Armed Forces Alumni Association Class Representative
American Society of Military Comptrollers
Chair, Air Force Board for the Correction of Military Records

 

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