Beth McCormick is the current Director of the Defense Technology Security Administration. In this role she is responsible for the development and implementation of policies for international transfer of defense related goods, services and technologies. Ms. McCormick is a member of the Senior Executive Service who began her career with the Federal government in 1983 as a Presidential Management Intern in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Since then, she has held positions in the Office of Strategic Defense, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the United States Air Force.
Beth McCormick has received several awards for her exemplary federal service including the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award, Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service (with Silver Palm), the NASA Exceptional Service Medal, the Air Force Medal for Exceptional Civilian Service, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency Exceptional Civilian Service Award, and the State Department Superior Honor Award. She has a bachelor's degree from Dickinson College and a Master's degree fin Security Policy Studies from George Washington University.