Dr. Christine Altendorf was selected to the Senior Executive Service in August 2009. As Director of IMCOM-Pacific, she is responsible for installation management activities in the Pacific Region (Alaska, Hawaii, Japan, Korea and Kwajalein Atoll).
Dr. Altendorf manages a regional staff that provides oversight of multi-million dollar base operation programs in 12 Garrisons located in four countries encompassing 12 time zones. IMCOM-Pacific operations include management of active and reserve component installations providing support for approximately 180,000 service members, family members, retirees, and civilians, as well as oversight of an annual budget exceeding $1.186 billion for programs that include Appropriated Funds, Non-appropriated Funds, Defense Environment Restoration Funds, Army Family Housing funds and other appropriations. She oversees 1.8 million acres of land and 97 million square feet of facilities and annual contracts totaling in excess of $500 million. There are 12,308 Family Housing Units and 42,832 Unaccompanied Personnel Housing living spaces within the Region’s area of responsibility.
Prior to this assignment, Dr. Altendorf was the Director of the Army’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Office. In this capacity, she established effective strategies, developed plans, and formulated policies for continued improvement of SHARP programs. She worked with Army and DOD Senior Leaders to develop and execute short-term metrics and long-term initiatives to satisfy changing needs in a dynamic evolving environment.
Before being assigned as the Director of the Army's SHARP initiative, she served as Chief of the Environmental Division at Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). In this capacity, Dr. Altendorf oversaw the USACE environmental mission, and a team of professionals who enable its worldwide environmental responsibilities. The program provided technical management, design and execution of a full range of environmental protection, cleanup and sustainability activities.
She served as the Director, Joint Programs Integration Office, Headquarters, U.S. Forces – Afghanistan in Kabul from July 2011 through January 2012, where she was responsible for managing and maintaining oversight of a multi-billion dollar infrastructure program which included roads, water and power. Dr. Altendorf was also responsible for Real Estate, Environmental and Operational Energy activities in the Combined Joint Operations Area-Afghanistan.
Prior to her work in Afghanistan, Dr. Altendorf was the Programs Director for USACE, South Pacific Division in San Francisco where she was responsible for a $2.0B program that included civil works, military programs, environmental restoration, and real estate activities in CA, AZ, UT, NV, NM, and CO.
Dr. Altendorf holds a PhD and a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Oklahoma State University. She also has a bachelor of arts in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering from Oklahoma State University.
Christine T. Altendorf
U.S. Army Installation Management Command-Pacific
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