Appointed for Executive Director, Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council
Richard Kidd IV serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Energy & Sustainability, a position he has held since 2010. From 2008 to 2010, he served as a Program Manager for the Federal Energy Management Program at the Department of Energy. Previously, Mr. Kidd held various roles at the Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs from 2001 to 2008, including Special Assistant, Office Director, and Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary. From 1999 to 2001 he was a Program Manager for the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation, and from 1993 to 1999 he was a Country Director, Operators Manager, and Emergency Logistics Officer for the United Nations. Additionally, Mr. Kidd served as an Infantry Captain and Officer in the U.S. Army from 1986 to 1991.
Mr. Kidd received a B.S. from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and an M.P.P.M. from the Yale School of Management.