Theresa Salls retired from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory April 28, after 34 years of federal service. In 1983, Salls began her career in CRREL’s Logistics and Supply Office as a supply clerk. In 1986, she was assigned as a secretary in laboratory’s Plans and Programs Office.
In the next three years, Salls returned to the Plans and Programs Office as an administrative support assistant. In 1992 and until her retirement, she was a program analyst in CRREL’s Plans and Programs Office, Management Integration Office; and ERDC’s Programs Office at the Alexandria site.
While with ERDC, Salls applied her knowledge of program analysis and documentation methods for more than 11 years in support of the center’s corporate approach to technical program formulation, execution, analysis, review and documentation.
She served as the lead program coordinator for ERDC’s Small Business Research Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, providing staff-level support during each phase of execution of these vital programs. She was recognized by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command for her support to the Army’s SBIR program.
Salls was presented with the Superior Civilian Service Award.