The EFCOG Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Subgroup was chartered January 2021 to assist member companies attain and maintain excellence in all aspects of SCRM within DOE contractor organizations and for vendor and suppliers of DOE contractors. The subgroup consists of representatives from EM, NNSA, and non-NNSA laboratories and also includes key vendors that are members of EFCOG. The group meets monthly to share and exchange information relevant to supply chain risk. This includes discussions on new policies and guidance, best practices, lessons learned, resources, and recommendations for improvement. The subgroup in 2021 led the effort to collect benchmarking information across the DOE complex, obtain vendor perspective on SCRM, and collected information from other non-DOE organizations on SCRM programs and processes.
Jason Eaton is the deputy director of Supply Chain Management for Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC, the company responsible for the management and operation of the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. In this role, he oversees the day-to-day procurement, material handling and delivery, and movement of items throughout the two sites and with other National Nuclear Security Administration sites.
Eaton has more than 20 years’ experience in leading supply chain activities throughout the acquisition life cycle, primarily supporting defense and intelligence missions. He played significant roles in setting up supply chain operations at both programmatic and corporate levels as well as being involved in some of the early planning for purchasing and supply chain management at the Air Force’s Logistics centers.
Before joining CNS, Eaton served as the vice president and sourcing operations director for Leidos’ Strategic Sourcing Group. He was responsible for all tangible goods and software procurement for the corporation’s programs, as well as acquisition of all overhead requirements. He led a team who supported thousands of programs and requestors with an annual spend of almost $800 million.
Eaton’s initial start in supply chain was as a contracting officer in the U.S. Air Force. He served in various bases and roles, including base construction and services contracts and advisor on contracting policy for purchasing and supply chain management.
Eaton earned a B.S. in political science from the United States Air Force Academy and an M.S. in strategic sourcing from the Air Force Institute of Technology. He is a Lifetime Certified Purchasing Manager through the Institute for Supply Management and is certified by Defense Acquisition University as Level II in contracting.
Amy Lientz is an executive with Idaho National Laboratory responsible for supply chain for the growing energy industry. In this role she leads efforts to develop regional strategies to fill future energy workforce needs and lead programs to connect industry to future business opportunities. She also coordinates actions that create sustainable energy-related businesses that cater to both regional and global needs. She is the Vice Chair for the Idaho Technology Council, on the Advisory Council for the McClure Policy Center, on the taskforce for the US Council on Competitiveness, and is on the board for Idaho Public Television. She has much passion with efforts that help raise up and bring opportunity to under-represented populations. As an advisor to her alma-mater at the College of Engineering at University of Idaho, she helps lead efforts to inspire young women into engineering careers and students that live in rural populations. She is also a founding member of the Idaho Women’s Business Council and Defense Alliance and has received several awards from the Department of Defense for being a “Supportive Employer of Veterans”.
BS Environmental Science, Boise State University MS College of Engineering – Industrial Technology, University of Idaho
- SCRM subgroup survey results Click to view/download PDF
- SCRM Benchmarking white paperClick to view/download PDF