Ms. Diane Randon

Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management (DACSIM)

Ms. Diane M. Randon was selected for the Senior Executive Service in June 2007. She has served as the Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management since October 2012.

In this position, Ms. Randon serves as a Headquarters, Department of the Army Staff Principal of an organization that is the single resource provider for policies, programs, and budgets for installations worldwide. She ensures facilities are available for senior installation commanders and takes care of the well-being of Soldiers, Families, and civilians who live, work, and train on Army Installations and who are geographically dispersed. She has almost 27 years of experience in resource and program management from a variety of assignments within the Department of the Army, both in the continental United States and abroad, and with the Department of Defense.

Career Chronology:

  • Feb 2012 – Oct 2012: Director, Installation Services, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, DC
  • Apr 2009 – Feb 2012 – Director, Resources, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, DC
  • Jun 2007 – April 2009: U.S. Army Resources and Programs Agency, Office of the Administrative Assistant, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, DC
  • Apr 2004 – Jun 2007: Comptroller, Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General, Washington, DC
  • Dec 2001 – Apr 2004: Program Analyst, Resource Services, Office of the Administrative Assistant, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, DC
  • Jun 2000 – Dec 2001: Budget Analyst, Investments Directorate, Army Budget Office, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller), Washington, DC
  • Aug 1996 – Jun 2000: Budget Officer, Army Audit Agency, Alexandria, VA
  • Jun 1995 – Aug 1996: Student, Army Comptrollership Program, Syracuse University, NY
  • Feb 1993 – Jun 1995: Budget Analyst, Resource Management Office, 26th Area Support Group, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Aug 1989 – Feb 1993: Budget Analyst, Resource Management Office, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, Washington, DC

College:

  • MA, Business Administration, Syracuse University, NY, 1996
  • BS, Biology, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, 1986

Significant Training:

  • Army Strategic Leader Development Program – Intermediate, 2011
  • APEX – DOD Orientation, 2010
  • OPM Executive Development Seminar – Leading Change, 2007
  • Federal Executive Institute – Center for Executive Leadership, President’s Council on Integrity and Efficiency, Leadership Development Academy, 2005
  • Army Comptrollership Program, 1995 – 1996

Certifications:

  • Government Financial Manager
  • Defense Financial Manager

Awards and Honors:

  • Leonard F. Keenan Award (2009)
  • Administrative Assistant’s Distinguished Service Award (2009)
  • Distinguished Civilian Service Award (2007)
  • Superior Civilian Service Award (1999, 2004)
  • Commander’s Award for Civilian Service (1993, 1998, 2004)
  • Office of Chief of Staff (Department of Defense Office of Inspector General) Leadership Award (2005)
  • Administrative Assistant’s Distinguished Service Award (2004)

Professional Memberships and Associations:

  • American Society of Military Comptrollers
  • Association of the United States Army