Rear Adm. (Sel.) Kathleen Paige took over as commander of the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) from Rear Adm. David Sargent. Paige has served previously as the technical director of the service's Aegis program office chief engineer at the center's Port Hueneme Calif. facility and acquisition manager in the Navy's Standard Embedded Computer Resource Office.
The Carderock division of NSWC named Todd Parker its new comptroller replacing the retiring Gil Carlton. Parker previously served in a number of top-level Navy financial-management positions including a stint as head of the financial-management branch for the fleet modernization program.
William Smith expert adviser to Carderock's director of Automated Information Systems won the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award for his work in helping to review and trouble-shoot the architecture for the Office of Naval Research's new client/server computer system the Integrated Naval Research Information System.
Capt. Ty Adlinger has taken command of the Naval Pacific Meteorology and Oceanography Center. Prior to his appointment he served as executive officer of the Naval Oceanographic Office at Stennis Space Center Miss.
Juris Hartmanis has been appointed assistant director of the National Science Foundation's Directorate of Computer and Information Science and Engineering. Hartmanis will replace Paul Young who is taking a one-year sabbatical before returning to his teaching post at the University of Washington.
Two federal chief information officers will assist the General Services Administration with its Trail Boss program.
Ronald West CIO at NASA will conduct a critical-issues discussion and deliver the graduation speech for the Trail Boss course on implementation this month. Alvin Pesachowitz CIO at the Environmental Protection Agency will serve the same role for the acquisition course in December.
In addition Woody Hall CIO at the Energy Department has told GSA he will participate in the program early next year.