Ms. Jennifer Bhartiya is a returning SPWA board member serving as the Sergeant-At-Arms (Co-Chairs), she does all the logistical arrangements for SPWA for meetings. The position plays a vital role within SPWA, ensuring the organization is scheduled and prepared for meetings, events and activities.
Ms. Bhartiya currently serves as the Program Manager for the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) where she acts as a communications conduit between the Headquarters for the Department of the Army, FORSCOM, on issues vital to FORSCOM's mission readiness and execution requirements. She plans, coordinates, and executes protocol requirements for senior FORSCOM leadership and their distinguished visitors. Prior to this assignment, Ms. Bhartiya served as the Deputy Director, U.S. Mission to NATO, Visitor and Support Operations Office where she managed logistics related to all U.S. visitors to NATO and coordinated Secretary of Defense, and Secretary of State visits to attend NATO Ministerial events.
She is a veteran of the U.S. Army, and holds a Master’s of Arts in International Relations from the University of Oklahoma and a Bachelor of Arts degree from James Madison University. Recent accomplishments include graduating from the UNC Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business Executive Development program in February 2019. Jennifer is married, and has two active sons who keep her busy. She is an active volunteer in her church, and in her community.