John Randolph Wood

Dr. John Randolph Wood, SES is the Director, Pacific Outreach (J9), at the US Department of Defense, U.S. Indo- Pacific Command, located in Hawaii. As the Director, Dr. Wood leads the Command’s Strategic Public- Private Partnership Outreach; Senior Leadership Engagement and outreach to academia, think tanks, NGOs and the private sector; staff academic development and speaker series; All-Hazards campaign to reduce the risks of natural disasters, build resilient communities, and plan, align, and synchronize humanitarian response; civil-affairs coordination and management of a multi-million dollar disaster and civic aid fund; US government interagency alignment; US Indo-Pacific Command Historian; and Legislative Affairs outreach and coordination with the U.S. Congress and Hawaii state government.