Jose Aragon

As the Associate Director for the Office of Administration, Jose Aragon is responsible for interpreting the application of Federal and Departmental policies regarding sponsorship as they relate to USGS requirements that are effected using procedures in the Federal Acquisition Regulation or accomplished under authority of the Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act.

Biography

Responsibilities

As the Associate Director for the Office of Administration, Jose Aragon is responsible for interpreting the application of Federal and Departmental policies regarding sponsorship as they relate to USGS requirements that are effected using procedures in the Federal Acquisition Regulation or accomplished under authority of the Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act.

Career History and Highlights

Jose came to the USGS from the Department of Defense, where he has held a number of positions with the U.S. Air Force, including Director of Financial Management at the Air Force Sustainment Center and Chief Financial Officer for the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center. He also served as a Lead Business Consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton for two years.

Education

Jose holds two master's degrees, one from Central Michigan University in business management and another from the National Defense University in national resource strategy. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh in business administration with a minor in accounting.