Maj Gen Zuehlke has over 32 years of national security experience as a Major General for the Air Force Reserve. She retired in 2017 as an Air Force Reserve Major General, who served as the Mobilization Assistant (MA) to the Commander, 24th Air Force, Air Forces Cyber at Joint Base Lackland, TX. The 24th Air Force’s mission is to operate, extend and defend the Air Force Information Network, defend key mission systems, and provide full spectrum cyberspace capabilities for the joint warfighter in, through and from cyberspace. She also served as a member of the Reserve Military Intelligence General Officer Steering Committee, reporting to the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Since March 2016, she has been a Board member of the Reserve Forces Policy Board, which serves as an independent advisor to the Secretary of Defense on Reserve and National Guard matters. As a civilian, she was the President and CEO of a software engineering firm prior to starting her current company providing cyber security consulting services. She also participates in the San Diego Cyber Center of Excellence’s efforts to secure the city’s critical infrastructure and the San Diego Mayor’s Cyber Cup Challenge for high school and middle school students.
General Zuehlke was commissioned through the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1983. After completing an East-West fellowship, she served as the Air Force Chief of Staff’s Northeast Asia Analyst. She has held a variety of leadership positions including Individual Mobilization Augmentee (IMA) to the Director of Intelligence, 13th Air Force; IMA to the Commander Pacific Air Intelligence Squadron; IMA to the Deputy Director of Intelligence, Air Combat Command and as the MA to the Commander, U.S. Cyber Command, Director, National Security Agency, Chief Central Security Service.
1983 Bachelor of Science degree in International Affairs, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.
1985 Master of Arts degree in Asian Studies, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii
1989 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1997 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence
2003 Air War College, by correspondence
2010 Leadership Enhancement Program, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, NC
(Current as of Mar 2018)