Meet Our Facilitator

John Preble

John Preble

Recognized as an experienced and successful leader/manager in several
highly visible positions. An acute understanding of the Dept of Navy and
Joint organization from a military, reserve, and civilian perspective.
Ability to recognize and resolve challenges, administrative and technical,
by being aware of the participants point of views, identifying an approach
and utilizing facilitation and people skills to produce a successful
resolution. Commander, Navy Reserve, Retired

Leadership Experience:

Navy Science Advisor, Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, VA, Sep 2009, 1 year
Branch manager, Munitions Logistics Branch, NSWC Crane, Aug 2007, 2 years
Fleet Liaison – Conventional ordnance malfunctions, fleet issues, Jul 2000, 5 years
Lead, Ordnance Accountability and Accuracy program, NSWC Crane, May 92, 7 years,
   lead audits and re-engineering teams at both fleet and shore activities
Commanding Officer, Navy Reserve, 3 units
President, Vice President and member, Linton-Stockton Corporation School Board, Linton, IN, 13+ years
Greene County Representative on Westgate Authority Board
President, Greene County Redevelopment Commission

Program/Project Management Experience:

Navy Science Advisor, Joint Forces Command, Suffolk VA, work with Office of Naval Research and Science &Technology community
Program Manager for Naval Air Systems Command Machine Gun Ammo, PMA-242, Crane and Patuxent River, MD
Assistant Program Manager for Science and Engineering, Machine Gun Ammo, Crane
Fleet Maintenance Science Advisor, Pacific Fleet N43, Pearl Harbor, HI
Project Manager, Surface Gun Ammo, Ordnance Acquisition, Crane
Program Manager, Naval Weapons Station Re-engineering Project, Naval Ordnance Center, Indian Head, MD

Projects/assignments associated with Navy reserve units as directed by the supporting command: Manpower analysis, Executive Assistant to Pacific Command J5, Munitions Logistics Officer for Pacific Fleet N4, Naval Sea Systems Command Inspector General conducting Performance and Compliance Audits
Direct exercise support, and tsunami relief efforts (twice)


Masters’ of Public Administration, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Executive Education, IUPUI, conferred May 2009

Bachelor of Science, Mathematics major, Computer Science minor, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, conferred May 1985