Comings and goings

Amit Yoran, former security chief at the Homeland Security Department, joined the board of directors at Guidance Software, an incident response and computer investigations company.

Donald Packham was named the first chief human resources officer at the FBI.

David Bibb will become acting administrator of the General Services Administration. Kathleen Turco was named the agency's acting deputy administrator, and Alan Swendiman was named acting chief of staff.

Retired Army Col. Michael Simone was hired by McNeil Technologies as vice president of its Language Services Center.

Kathy Dillaman is now associate director of the newly designated Federal Investigative Services Division at the Office of Personnel Management.

Mathew Blum will become the new associate administrator for competitive sourcing at the Office of Management and Budget.

Robert Bonner, commissioner of the U.S. Customs Service before it was folded into the Homeland Security Department, has retired from government.

James Dillon, New York's first chief information officer, is retiring from government.

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