Brian Farmer -
Brian has a long career providing E3
and Spectrum Supportability systems engineering and program
management services to the DoD,
including the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), the Joint
Spectrum Center (JSC) and the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren
Division. After working for several
companies in the E3 engineering business, Brian started EMC Management
Concepts in 2002 with one goal in mind: to provide world class E3
and Spectrum related engineering management services to the DoD.
Besides being the Chief Executive Officer, primary
business developer, and lead program/contract manager for
this growing small business,
Brian still provides direct E3 program management support to
several Navy offices and the JSC. He leads contract efforts to develop
and deliver E3 and Spectrum Supportability training to the acquisition
community and is the manager of
NAVAIR's Air Systems EMI Corrective Action Program information system.
NARTE Certified EMC Engineer EMC 000895-NE
Diana (Di) Dunty - Di joined E(MC)2 in 2006 and is currently doing E3 related
engineering, and graphics/web design work for the Joint Spectrum
Center's E3 training projects and the Naval Air Systems Command's (NAVAIRs) EMI Corrective
Action Program (ASEMICAP) Information System. Di graduated from the University of
Maryland University College (UMUC) in 2003 with honors in Computer
Management and Information Systems. She started with the Illinois
Institute of Technology Research Institute (IITRI) as a technician and worked on
various Marine Corp and Navy EMC-related projects. In 1995, she was hired by the SENTEL Corporation as a
Senior Data Analyst and was later promoted to Assistant Engineer upon
receiving a degree from UMUC. While at SENTEL, she worked on various E3
related projects in support of Marine Corp, Navy, and Army such as AEGIS
and various Unmanned Aerial Systems.
Hans Rodriguez - Hans has a diverse background as an Navy Technician in areas developing an overall E3 expertise, with over 14 years of Naval experience serving in various Aircraft Carriers, Naval Stations, and Squadrons, to include the Naval Aviation Enterprise Project Improvement projects. He served as an Aviation Ordnance Technician, as an F/A-18 Maintenance Operator, Intermediate Level Maintenance Technician and as a staff member of the Strike Fighter Wing, Atlantic. He served as a technical expert, managed, provided essential research, and directed field operations and maintenance of aviation ordnance and aircraft armament system testing and repair. He was instrumental in the development and management of the HERO instruction for electromagnetic sensitive circuitry in weapons armament equipment. He holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Embry Riddle in Aviation Maintenance with two minors in Management and Safety. He has fully qualified in all assignments ensuring mission readiness.
As a staff member of the Strike Fighter Wing, Atlantic, he provided in-depth research of the entire U.S. Navy inventory and usage of Aviation Armament Equipment. His efforts lead to an initial savings of $1.5 million with a five to ten year projected savings of over $8 millions. He has worked in the development of the Instructional Guide for the Joint Spectrum Center HERO analysis software, JSC Ordnance E3 Risk Assessment Database (JOERAD) . He conducted validation of new JOERAD versions 9.1, 9.2, and 9.3. His efforts made it possible to develop a comprehensive instructional guide with associated supporting documents.
Dennis Winkelsas - Dennis Winkelsas is a Navy veteran with over 35 years in the business of government contracting. In the Navy, Dennis commissioned the USS La Moure County (LST 1194), and served as 3M Coordinator and Electronics Material Officer. He also ran the Meteorological and Oceanographic Equipment Technical Liaison Office repair shop at Fleet Weather Central in Norfolk. In industry, Dennis worked for Tracor, Inc., RCA Service Company / Lockheed Martin, and Veridian Engineering. As a contractor, he worked with the Navy's Main Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) as Communications Inspector during the Acceptance and Final Contract Trials of the Spruance class Destroyers and the Underway Material Inspections (UMI) of various Active Fleet ships. From 1981 to 1996, Dennis served as TEMPEST Program Manager for Commander, Naval Surface Force, US Atlantic Fleet under contract with NAVSEA. He was instructor for the Shipboard TEMPEST Inspector's Course, and certified active duty and civil service personnel as TEMPEST Inspectors. He also inspected the TEMPEST security posture of about 50 ships each year, and provided guidance to shipyards, SUPSHIPs, SPAWAR, and Fleet personnel in the proper installation of classified information processing systems. From 1997 to 2001, Dennis provided TEMPEST and EMI/EMC services to the Coast Guard's Maintenance and Logistics Command, Atlantic (MLCA) and Telecommunication and Information Systems Command (TISCOM), including authoring the Coast Guard's TEMPEST criteria COMDTINST 2241.5A, and investigating and solving complex EMI and TEMPEST problem in the Fleet.
At EMC Management Concepts, Dennis is conducting Return-On-Investment analysis for EMI fixes on Naval ships and aircraft, and is assisting NSWCDD in developing a shipboard EMP hardening standard.
Jim Maughan - Jims expertise in Spectrum and E3 originates from years in the U.S. Army as a trained Spectrum Manager and subsequently as a DoD contractor supporting the Joint Staff J6. In his previous position he was a Senior-level Spectrum Analyst responsible for developing operational plans and procedures for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs as well as supporting the Combatant Commands Spectrum Offices. He coordinated closely with the Service Spectrum Offices and assisted numerous Program Management Offices in coordinating spectrum and SSRA requirements. He has authored and edited key DoD regulatory policies and manuals, conducted complete rewrites of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) Instructions and Manuals and lead as the first contractor elected to be Steering Member of the MCEB Spectrum Operations Working Group. He led and assisted this group of subject matter experts in providing guidance and procedural information to developers and ensuring the effective operation and further automation of the DoD Radio Frequency Resource Record System (FRRS). He represented the U.S. as alternate and provided support to the primary Government representative during international meetings of the Combined Communications and Electronics Board (CCEB) and 3 NATO Subcommittees. Jim has experienced the pressures of Spectrum Management during combat operations as one of the first Spectrum Managers to establish operations in Iraq during the initial forced entry of OIF1.
Cedric Branson - Cedric Branson is a retired Naval Aviation Electronics Technician First Class (AT1) with 20 years of service in Aviation maintenance, trouble shooting and repair, as well a piloting Unmanned Air Vehicles. He was first stationed with the VP-46 Grey Knights in Whidbey Island, Washington where he learned intermediate repair of APN-187 Doppler Navigation Radar, ARN-87 Navigation Radio, and 51V4 Glide Slope Receiver. After that he completed the six month Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) career course and checked in with the VAQ-130 Zappers and deployed on USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Next he received orders to Fleet Composite Six (VC-6) Detachment Patuxent River, MD and became a RQ-2B Pioneer UAV Pilot followed by 11 months deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, “flying” over 1500 flight hours. That work was followed by a tour was with Air Test and Evaluation Squadron One (VX-1) at Pax River MD where he was tasked with standing up the squadron’s MQ-8B Fire Scout detachment. His last posting was aboard USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) after which he retired to Patuxent River, MD, working for Northrop Grumman as a MQ-8B Fire Scout Ground Control Station (GCS) Technician. He is now part of NAVAIR’s Air Systems EMI Corrective Action Program (ASEMICAP), investigating and resolving Fleet aviation EMI Problems.
Alan Parker - Alan is a Spectrum Engineering Analyst managing the use of radio frequencies used to support the development, testing, and certification of aerospace products and services. He previously worked for Boeing and actively managed radio frequency spectrum utilized for business operations such as; factory automation, communications, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) wireless products, contractor support communication services. He has experience in radio frequency spectrum licensing under commercial Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations and National Telecommunication and Information Agency (NTIA) guidelines. He is currently assigned to provide spectrum engineering support to F/A-18 and E-2D program at NAVAIR.