Comings and goings

Scott Charbo, the Agriculture Department's chief information officer, will replace Steve Cooper as the Homeland Security Department's CIO.

Barbara Shelton, acting commissioner of the General Services Administration's Federal Technology Service, has been named acting commissioner of the new Federal Acquisition Service.

Kathleen Abernathy, commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, announced that Russell Hanser, special counsel to the chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau's Competition Policy Division, has joined her office as acting legal adviser for wireline competition issues.

Frank Libutti, DHS' first undersecretary of the Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection Directorate, has joined McNeil Technologies as a consultant focusing on homeland defense strategies.

GTSI named Arpad Toth chief technologist of the company's Enterprise Technology Practices division.

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