On March 31, 2019, Mr. Todd C. Mellon became Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy Energy, Installations and Environment (EI&E). His responsibilities include oversight and policy for Navy and Marine Corps facilities sustainment, restoration and modernization; military construction; acquisition, utilization and disposal of real property and facilities; environmental protection, planning, restoration and natural resources conservation; and safety and occupational health.
Since February 2019, he served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (EI&E). Prior to joining the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (EI&E), he was the Director for Sustainment within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition).
Prior to his arrival to the Secretariat, Mr. Mellon was the Executive Director for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office from 2010 through 2018, where he was responsible for acquiring and delivering the Department of Defense’s fifth-generation strike aircraft as well as the F-35 Global Sustainment Strategy for three U.S. services and eight partner countries.
Mr. Mellon graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering in 1986. After graduating from the Logistics Intern Development Program in 1991, Mr. Mellon was promoted to assistant program manager for Logistics for the F/A-18E/F in 1997 and directed the acquisition planning and execution of the logistics support system for the Navy’s newest tactical aircraft and successfully developed and implemented the Naval Aviation’s first performance based logistics support contract with industry, which continues to serve throughout the Navy and DoD as the model for industry partnership.
In recognition of this significant and unprecedented accomplishment, Mr. Mellon was awarded the Navy’s Admiral Stan Arthur Civilian Logistician of the Year Award.
In December 2001, Mr. Mellon was selected as the Division Director for Logistics Information Systems. Mr. Mellon was appointed to the Senior Executive Service as Director of the Design Interface and Maintenance Planning Department on July 24, 2005. In that capacity, Mr. Mellon led a national organization of over 1,400 people and was responsible for ensuring supportability of newly developed weapon systems as well as for the establishment and sustainment of integrated logistics support for fleet operations and maintenance throughout the life cycle of Naval Systems.
He was awarded the Presidential Rank Award in 2010.