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Deputy to the Commander/Senior Technical Director/
Chief Engineer, NETCOM

Mr. Dovarius L. Peoples

Mr. Dovarius L. Peoples, a member of the Senior Executive service, serves as the Deputy to the Commanding General, U.S. Army NETCOM. In this capacity, he is the principal advisor to Army Cyber Command, CIO/G- 6, NETCOM staff principals, and major subordinate commanders and directors worldwide on the full spectrum of NETCOM programs and operations. Mr. Peoples provides senior technical leadership to ensure Army Theater level networks are integrated into the Army's portion of the Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN) and enterprise constructs. The command employs over 14,000 military, civilian and contractor personnel located in every theater in 20 countries around the world and with an annual budget of in excess of $1.4 billion. Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Peoples served as the Associate Chief Information Officer of Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) for the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM). There he was responsible for providing information technology (IT) and communication related services with an emphasis on customer service, cost-effective solutions, and delivering reliable and secure IT.

Previous Assignments include: September 2009 - April 2010: Information Systems Security Engineer, National Security Agency (NSA), Washington, D.C.; April 2010 - February 2013: Information Assurance Division Chief (IAM), USCYBERCOM J6, Fort Meade, Md.; February 2013 – November 2013: Lead Architecture Engineer, Mobility PMO, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Fort Meade, Md.; November 2013 – August 2015: Deputy Director Operations, US Army Information Technology Agency (ITA), Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; August 2015 – January 2016: Deputy Director Cyber Solutions, Joint Service Provider Pentagon (JSP), Washington, D.C.; January 2016 – July 2018: Associate Chief Information Officer, Office of Personnel Management, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Peoples’ education includes a Master of Science in Information Technology, with an emphasis in Information Assurance, from the University of Maryland, University College, College Park, Md., awarded in 2012. Mr. Peoples’ also has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, from Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Va., awarded in 2009.

Significant Training taken by Mr. Peoples includes the Advanced Program Manager Course, Defense Acquisition University. His certifications include: Program Management, Level I, Acquisition Professional Development Program; ITIL Foundations V.3.

Awards and Honors include the Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award.

Mr. Peoples is a member of the Association for Computer Machinery (ACM).

Page last updated 30 August 2018