In his role at JPEO- CBRND, Mr. Chouinard serves as the Assistant Program Manager for JPM CBRN SOF’s Program of Record Team. Within that role he is responsible for managing all aspects of cost, schedule, and performance program reporting for three ACAT III programs. He has previously served as the senior analyst for CBRNe programs for partner nations within USCENTCOM within the Chief Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and international office. Within that role he was required to assist partners nations in developing and maintaining their CWMD and CBRN defense programs and their ability to work with
coalition forces. Prior to serving at the JPEO, he was a Project Manager for various CBRN maintenance and sustainment programs in support of the U.S. Army, as a defense contractor. Mr. Chouinard managed the sustainment of conventional decontamination equipment included in Mass Casualty Decontamination (MCD) sets in support of the Army’s Defense CBRN Response Force (DCRF) mission. He also supported the sustainment of equipment designed for the decontamination of CBRN contaminated
human remains included in Mortuary Affairs Contaminated Remains Mitigation System (MACRMS). Additionally, Mr. Chouinard provided technical expertise and maintenance support for specialized CBRN and EOD equipment assigned to the Army’s Technical Escort (TE) units.
Mr. Chouinard also served as a Noncommissioned Officer in the United States Army Chemical Corps, as a Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Specialist (74D). During his time in the Army he served as the Sample Team Leader in Alpha Company, 22nd Chemical Battalion, Technical Escort (TE). Comprised of highly specialized teams, TE is charged with a worldwide, no-notice mission to identify, sample, render safe, mitigate, package, and conduct technical escort of chemical, biological (C/B), and radiological material.
Mr. Chouinard earned a Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security from Columbia Southern University. He also holds a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and has earned practitioner certification in the DAWIA program management certification path. Mr. Chouinard has also completed the Security Cooperation
Management Course from the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies.
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