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Dr. Walter Bryzik (Army - Retired)

Currently a professor at Wayne State University, Walter Bryzik served as the Chief Scientist of the US Army Tank-Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC). He is one of two individuals who hold the Army's highest Scientific/Technical Rank (ST-5) in recognition of his pioneering technical achievements as a world class leader in advanced ground vehicle technology. He was National Chair of the Army Senior Level Scientists organization and has served as Co-chair of the Defense Senior Level Scientists organization. Bryzik served at TARDEC in various capacities since 1968, and previously as a research engineer at the Ford Motor Company Research Center.

He founded the SEA National Army ST Chapter, which won a Chapter of the Year Award in 1993. He has served as a prime advocate within SEA for Senior Level Scientific/Technical Professionals, working on issues such as pay equity, and presidential rank award recognition for senior professionals.

Bryzik received a Distinguished Presidential Rank award and has also been elected as a Fellow Grade member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Other awards include the Socius Collegii Award (Wayne State University), SAE Arch T. Colwell Award, Army Science Conference Gold Medallion Award, Federal Scientist of the Year Award, and Japanese Government National Award for Cooperative Science.

He received a B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) in Engineering from the University of Detroit, an M.S. and Doctorate in Engineering from the University of Detroit; and an M.A. in Business Management, Central Michigan University.

Ten Considerations For Civi Service Modernization

Summary: The Senior Executives Association (SEA) and the Hoover Institution hosted three Civil Service Modernization Dialogues in the summer and fall of 2018 that had a goal of developing a consensus around general themes and concepts that a diverse group of organizations could support. Those Dialogues were organized around three general themes:

  • Civil Service Workforce Modernization
  • Civil Service Administrative Modernization
  • Civil Service Regulatory Modernization
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