Prior to retiring from the US ARMY, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Centurion served as the J5 Aviation Plans and Policy Officer at Joint Task Force North, Fort Bliss Texas from June 2011 to 2012. She supported large-scale joint operations with the Department of Homeland Security and Law Enforcement Agencies along all the US Borders.
She developed the Science and Technology Campaign Plan for Joint Task Force North and led the most successful and effective Aerial Reconnaissance Capability in support of US Customs and Border Protection in Joint Task Force North’s history.
She has 22 years of active service in the United States Army. She has extensive experience with manned and unmanned aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. She has unique experience in land and air Army systems. Ingrid obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Aeronautical Technology from the School of Engineering from Arizona State University, a Masters of Aviation Operations and Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
She is also a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Joint Staff Officers Course, Norfolk, VA, and the ISO 9001 Lead Auditors Course. Ingrid serves as the Co-chair to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Chief Data Officer Information Quality (CDO/IQ) Symposium and a planning member/volunteer to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology CIO Symposium.
She is actively involved in the community and a 2015 Alumni of the MetroWest Leadership Academy.