Federal CIO shuffle -- "Roster Change"greenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
From Federal Computer Week, February 8, 1999...
Mark Boster, former deputy assistant attorney general for information resources management at the Justice Department, took a new job last week as a vice president at Science Applications International Corp. Energy Department chief information officer John Gilligan has been appointed to head the Security Committee of the CIO Council to replace Bostner.
The General Sciences Administration Public Buildings Service last month named William Piatt as chief information officer. Piatt, who begins his new job Feb. 15, previously served as CIO and associate director for management at the Peace Corps. Doug Greene will take over the CIO position at the Peace Corps.
Keith Jackson has been named associate CIO for telecommunications at the Agriculture Department. Jackson previously served as director of regional services management at the General Services Administration's Federal Technology Service.
Defense Secretary William Cohen last month nominated Brig. Gen. John Baker, commander of the Joint Command and Control Warfare Center at the U.S. Atlantic Command, for promotion to major general. Cohen also nominated Brg. Gen. Robert Behler, director of command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems at the U.S. Transportation Command, for promotion to major general.
John Prahm has been named acting director of the Federal Information Systems Support Program at the General Services Administration's Federal Technology Service. He previously served as deputy director of the program. Former director Randall Touchton is now in GSA's office of CIO.
Sharon Kay O'Malley last month was promoted to senior vice president in charge of sales for the Electronic Data Systems Corp.'s Government Industry Group. O'Malley, who joined EDS in 1984, served as the group's vice president of enterprise outsourcing before her promotion.
-- Kevin (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 11, 1999
Looks like "shuffle" to me. Can you say "Interlocking directorate"? Except i didn't see any McKinsey-ites. Hmmmm.
-- Chuck, night driver (email@example.com), February 12, 1999.