Deputy Chief of Staff
Ms. Joey Sanchez is the Deputy Chief of Staff, Space Training and Readiness Command, Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado.
As the STARCOM Deputy Chief of Staff, she shares with the Chief of Staff the full scope of responsibility for managing the activities of the Staff Agencies and overseeing the planning, direction, and timely execution of high visibility STARCOM programs. She is authorized to make technical and executive decisions for the squadron director/commander in all areas of functional responsibility; represents the Staff Agencies and the Chief of Staff at meetings, conferences, official functions, and community events.
Ms. Sanchez has more than 20 years of professional experience in a range of leadership roles in while working for the military as a government civilian. A native of Pecos, NM, she began her career as a non-appropriated fund (NAF) Lodging Intern and worked as a Lodging General Manager, she then changed career paths into the Housing arena, then Protocol, followed by her current role as Deputy Chief of Staff. She has taught a number of protocol etiquette courses and has been a briefer for the Chief of Staff of the Air Force’s Wing Commander Spouse Course.