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AFFIRM announces Leadership Award winners

David McClure speaking

David McClure, the soon-to-retire associate administrator of the General Services Administration's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, is among the many 2014 AFFIRM Leadership Award winners.

The Association for Federal Information Resources Management announced the recipients of its 2014 Leadership Awards, a list that includes CIOs, senators and business leaders.

Darren Ash, CIO at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was the recipient of the Executive Leadership Award in Information Resources Management in a civilian agency. Michael Krieger, deputy CIO for the Army, was the recipient for a defense agency.

David McClure, associate administrator of the General Services Administration's Office of Citizen Services and Communications, was the Career Leadership awardee. McClure announced last month he is leaving GSA at the end of May.

The awards will be presented June 12 at Washington’s Capital Hilton.

Other recipients were:

  • Kshemendra Paul, Manager for the Information Sharing Environment, Michael Howell, Deputy Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment, and Michael Kennedy, Architecture & Interoperability Executive for the Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment, for Information Resources Management (Intelligence)
  • Paul Wester, Chief Records Officer for U.S. Government, National Archives, for Government-wide Electronic Records Management
  • Teresa Bozzelli, President, Sapient Government Services, Executive Leadership Award for Industry
  • Sens. Jerry Moran (R–Kansas) and Tom Udall (D–N.M.), Congressional Leadership Award
  • Dan Milano Acting Director of Office of IT, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, for Acquisition and Procurement
  • Mark Orndorff, Chief Information Assurance Executive, DISA, for Cybersecurity
  • Carlene C. Ileto, Executive Director, Enterprise Business Management Office, Department of Homeland Security, for Enterprise IT Business Management
  • Brian Abrahamson, CIO, Pacific Northwest National Lab, for Innovative Applications
  • Sylvia Burns, Acting Chief Information Officer, Department of the Interior, for IT Transformation
  • Alissa Johnson, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Executive Office of the President, for IT Management
  • Dawn Leaf, Deputy CIO, Department of Labor, for Service Excellence
  • Steven Schliesman, Director, Benefits Product Division, Department of Veterans Affairs, for Service to the Citizen
  • Jenny Stack and Monica Grusche, COR/COTR WebOPSS IT Program Manager and Web OPSS Program Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, for Service to the Country
  • Kirit Amin, Deputy CIO and Chief Technology Officer, Department of Commerce, for Service to the Government IT Community
  • Jackie Robinson-Burnette, Associate Director, Office of Small Business Programs, Army Corps of Engineers, for Small Business (Individual)
  • Mariana Pardo, Director, and the SBA HUBZone Program Team, Small Business Administration, for Small Business (Team)
  • Vaughn Noga, Acting Director, Office of Administration, Office of Administrator and Resource Management, Environmental Protection Agency, for Technology Innovation
  • Francis Rose, Host, In Depth with Francis Rose, Federal News Radio, and Christopher J. Dorobek, Founder, Editor and Publisher, GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER, for Media
  • Relmond Van Daniker, Executive Director, Association of Government Accountants, Special Recognition

Posted by Reid Davenport on May 16, 2014 at 12:41 PM


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