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National Science Foundation Inspector General Allison C. Lerner from a 2018 CIGIE video

Longtime agency watchdog to head CIGIE

The Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency elected the Inspector General of the National Science Foundation as its new chairperson.

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough delivers remarks at a farewell ceremony for outgoing Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter at the Pentagon, Dec. 2, 2013. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Hinton)

Biden taps former Obama aide to lead VA

Denis McDonough would be the second non-veteran to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Chris Krebs NPPD undersecretary (then acting) testifies FEBRUARY 7, 2018 HSGAC DHS reauthorization hearing

Ousted CISA chief would consider role in Biden administration

Chris Krebs, fired by President Trump via Twitter in November, continued to re-enforce his message that the 2020 elections were secure.

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USAF primed to launch new phase of data strategy

Eileen Vidrine, the Air Force's chief data officer, talks about department's priorities are, how they've changed this year and how the Defense Department's data strategy ties it all together.

Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lora Ratliff)

DHS veteran Mayorkas tapped to lead agency under Biden administration

The former USCIS director and DHS deputy secretary Alejandro Mayorkas will lead the Department of Homeland Security.

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House lawmaker stumps for 5-year term for CISA's director

Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Ill.) says House lawmakers will continue to push to enshrine in law 5-year terms for CISA directors, despite resistance in the Senate.

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NAPA working group floats proposal to roll back Trump's workforce orders

A team at the National Academy of Public Administration wants the incoming president to order a reduction in the number of General Schedule job classifications while expanding the use of recruitment, relocation and retention payments.

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OPM aide tapped as next federal CIO

The chief of staff at the Office of Personnel Management is taking over the top federal tech job for the last days of the Trump administration.

Rising Star: Liz Dean

Senior UX Strategist, MetroStar Systems

Rising Star: Kevin Smith

Vice President, C2S Consulting Group

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Rising Star: Arvin Baroni

Senior Product Manager, Product Lifecycle Management, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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