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Stephanie Barna

MEMBER SINCE: 2022

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History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
General Counsel
Senate Armed Services Committee
United States Senate
2018
2021
Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel & Readiness) (USD(P&R))
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel & Readiness) (USD(P&R))SD(P&R)
Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Department of Defense (DoD)
2018
2018
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower & Reserve Affairs)
Office of the USD(P&R)
OSD. DoD
2017
2018
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel & Readiness)
Office of the USD(P&R)
OSD, DoD
2016
2017
Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Manpower & Reserve Affairs) and Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense
Office of the USD(P&R)
OSD, DoD
2014
2016
Deputy General Counsel (Operations & Personnel) (O&P)
Office of the Army General Counsel (Army OGC)
Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA)
2007
2014
Adjunct Instructor (Individual Ready Reserve)
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College
U.S. Army Reserve
2006
2011
Associate Deputy General Counsel (O&P)
Army OGC
HQDA
2003
2007
Associate Dean (Individual Mobilization Augmentee)
U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's School
U.S. Army Reserve
2003
2005
Assistant to the General Counsel (Active Army)
Army OGC
HQDA
2001
2003
Student (Active Army)
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College
U.S. Army
2000
2001
Deputy Staff Judge Advocate (Active Army)
U.S. Army Special Forces Command (Airborne)
U.S. Army
1998
2000
Student (Active Army)
U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's School
U.S. Army
1997
1998
Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower & Reserve Affairs) (Active Army)
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower & Reserve Affairs)
HQDA
1996
1997
Other Military Legal Assignments (Active Army)
Diverse Field and HQDA Assignments
U.S. Army
1989
1996
Independent Consultant
SABarna, LLC
2021
Of Counsel
Public Policy Practice Group
Covington & Burling LLP
2022
Primary Policy Areas

Acquisition, Civic Engagement, Civil Rights and Liberties, Consumer Protection, Criminal Justice/Justice, Cybersecurity, Defense, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Education, Ethics, Federal Hiring and Position Classification , Foreign Policy, Gender Policy, Government Operations/Innovation, Health Care, Homeland Security, Immigration, Infrastructure, Intergovernmental System/Federalism, Intergovernmental Affairs and Coordination, National Security, Oversight/Regulation, Small Business, Veterans Affairs

Primary Sector of Expertise

Federal

Primary Functions

Academic Administration, Advocacy, Budgeting and Finance, Change Management, Human Capital, Information Technology, Intergovernmental, Military Service, Organizational Structure/Design/Development, Performance Measurement, Program Evaluation, Strategic Planning, Working Capital Funds