DIRECTOR, DLA HUMAN RESOURCES (J1)
Brad Bunn, a member of the Senior Executive Service since November 2003, assumed the position of Human Resources director, Defense Logistics Agency in October 2009. DLA Human Resources is dedicated to enabling the Agency’s workforce to capitalize on their skills, experience and potential by leverage its diverse backgrounds and abilities to effectively support warfighter and the Department of Defense. As director of HR, Bunn leads a team of professionals providing the full range of personnel services and support to approximately 26,000 civilian and military employees within DLA. In addition, DLA HR provides personnel-servicing support to more than 40,000 civilian employees in the office of the Secretary of Defense and a number of DOD agencies and field activities.
Prior to his appointment to DLA, Bunn was the program executive officer for the National Security Personnel System and was responsible for leading the policy and program office in the design, development and implementation of NSPS throughout the department.
Previously, Bunn was assigned to concurrent roles as NSPS deputy PEO and as director of the Defense Civilian Personnel Management Service from June 2005 to May 2008. As director of CPMS, he supported the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness and the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Civilian Personnel Policy in planning. In this capacity he formulated and managed DOD civilian personnel programs, including policy support, enterprise human resources information systems, and Department-wide civilian personnel administration services for the military services and Defense agencies.
Bunn has received the Distinguished Public Service Award from the Department of the Navy, the CPMS Exceptional Civilian Service Award and the Department of Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.