Business Processes & Information Technologies
Addresses the collection, use, storage and exchange of data related to all aspects of the shipbuilding enterprise, including all business processes required to acquire and transform raw materials into a quality, optimal-cost product.
Infrastructure & Support
Information Technologies Lead: Mark Debbink - Newport News Shipbuilding
Assistant Lead: Ashley Douglass - Bath Iron Works
Addresses overhead functions that support shipbuilding and repair processes to achieve safe, high-quality, environmentally responsible and productive work.
Ship Design & Material Technologies
Workforce Development Lead: Mike Leleux - VT Halter
Environmental Lead: David Glynn - Ingalls Shipbuilding
Implement cost reduction initiatives across the complete spectrum of design processes (conceptual to detailed) and the use of advanced materials to support the rapid and efficient development, construction, sustainment, and disposal of the next generation of vessels.
Ship Production Technologies
Lead: John Walks - Ingalls Shipbuilding
Assistant Lead: David Rice - Newport News Shipbuilding
The Ship Production Technologies major initiative addresses the fabrication and assembly phases of ship production including the planning and organizational structure (facilities) that support those phases.
Lead: Gary Zimak - Newport News Shipbuilding
Assistant Lead: Kirk Daniels - Electric Boat
Major Initiative Team Leads - At Large
Gaylene McHale - Ingalls Shipbuilding
Jeff Schedig - NASSCO