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MS. THERESA A. HAAK

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Ms. Theresa A. Haak is the Wing Civilian Director, 67th Cyberspace Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The 67th CW is Air Force Cyber’s execution arm for generating, projecting, and sustaining combat power with the employment of systems such as the Cyberspace Vulnerability Assessment/Hunt and the Network Attack cyber weapon systems. Ms. Haak serves as the 67th CW’s Senior Civilian, and Policy Advisor to the Commander. In this role, she is responsible for management and prioritization of mission-essential warfighter requirements for the wing’s weapon systems, increasing the capability of 67th CW operators to respond to the full range of cyberspace threats and to deliver effects to joint and coalition forces. Additionally, she advises the 67th CW Commander on the development of the wing civilian workforce and provides strategic guidance for wing civilian personnel.

Ms. Haak began her federal service career with the Cryptologic Systems Group at JBSA-Lackland. As an acquisition professional, she gained a diverse background executing multi-million dollar programs, providing cryptographic equipment to Air Force and NASA-owned space ground stations and satellites. As she transitioned to cyberspace, Ms. Haak served as a network analyst, requirements analyst, and program manager capturing cyberspace capability gaps to enhance network data monitoring, reporting, management, correlation, and visualization. Additionally, Ms. Haak spent time in the National Capital Region serving as the Technical Advisor of Detachment 1, 318th Cyberspace Operations Group. In this role she worked closely with senior leaders from partner agencies such as National Security Agency and the FBI to ensure AFCYBER initiatives were integrated into Department of Defense-level operations and exercises. Prior to her current role, she was the Technical Advisor of the 346th Test Squadron, responsible for leading cyberspace capability assessments for the Air Force and other mission partners. Ms. Haak has recently completed a one year career broadening opportunity serving HAF/A4S, Security Forces, as the Security Forces Installation of the Future Director. She advocated for SF requirements in the Tyndall and Offutt storm recovery efforts as well as integrated technology upgrades into the SF enterprise.

EDUCATION
2003 Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas
2005 Master of Business Administration, Webster University at St. Louis, Missouri
2014 Air War College (Correspondence)

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. 2003–2005 Electronics Engineer, Cryptologic Systems Group, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
2. 2005–2007 Systems Engineer, Cryptologic Systems Group, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
3. 2007–2009 Network Warfare Op Analyst/Program Manager, Air Force Information Warfare Center, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
4. 2009–2011 Technical Advisor, Detachment 1, 318th Cyberspace Operations Group
5. 2011–2017 Technical Advisor, 346th Test Squadron, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
6. 2019-2020 Director, Security Forces Installation of the Future, Department of the Air Force, A4S, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
7. 2017–present Wing Civilian Director, 67th Cyberspace Wing, JBSA-Lackland, Texas

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award
Air Force Exemplary Civilian Service Award
Air Force Space Command Lieutenant General Harold Grant Award

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Alamo Federal Executive Board – Board Member, Vice Co-Chair

(Current as of October 2020)