Ms. Arlene Joyner is Director, Industrial Base Management and Supply Chain for the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In this role, she is responsible for leading HHS efforts on Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, Personal Protective Equipment, Testing and Diagnostics, and Supply Chain Optimization. Ms. Joyner’s previous roles within ASPR include Deputy Director for the Pharmaceutical Countermeasures Infrastructure Division and Branch Chief for the Pharmaceutical Countermeasure Infrastructure (PCI) Department within the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA). Prior to joining ASPR, Ms. Joyner worked for six years at Merck and Company in Quality Auditing and Vaccine Manufacturing Operations and 16 years at Baxter Vaccines Division as a Manufacturing Manager, Materials Management and Supply Chain Manager, and Manufacturing Operations Director. Ms. Joyner holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Penn State University and a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University.