Conrad Washington serves as the Director, for the VA Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships (CFBNP). In this capacity, he provides collaborative strategic leadership to develop and cultivate partnerships with faith-based, non-profit, and community organizations. These partnerships assist to increase awareness and enrollment in VA programs and services for Veterans, their families, survivors, caregivers and other beneficiaries.
Previously, Mr. Washington served in the VA Corporate Senior Executive Management Office (CSEMO) administratively supporting CSEMO’s mission of delivering an enterprise-wide approach to executive personnel management for the VA’s nearly 600 senior executives and equivalents. He also served in the Office of the Secretary supporting senior leadership. Prior to joining the VA, he served as the Information Security Specialist supporting the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) in security education. Mr. Washington retired from the United States Marine Corps with 20 years of active duty service to include a combat tour in 2004 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II (OIF-II). Positions during his military career include; Administrative/Personnel Chief, USMC Senior Drill Instructor, Formal Schools Instructor, and Adjunct Faculty.
Mr. Washington is a licensed Minister actively serving. He received his MDiv in Pastoral Studies from Moody Theological Seminary, MA in Business Management from the University of Redlands and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Education from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Additionally, he is a graduate of VA’s class of 2017 Virtual Aspiring Leaders Program (VaLP).