Roster

Arnold Bresnick director of the Office of Information Resources Management at the Agriculture Department is the new chairman of the inter-agency Information Technology Resources Board. He replaces Mary Ellen Condon the director of the Justice Department's information management and security staff.

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The Chief Information Officers Council has announced several new committee assignments: Woody Hall the CIO at the Energy Department will assume the chair of the council's Capital Planning and Investment Committee in January.

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Gloria Parker the deputy CIO at the Education Department will assume the chair of the council's Education and Training Committee. Glenn Sutton the deputy CIO at the Office of Personnel Management has been named vice chairman of that committee. Howard Lewis DOE's deputy CIO and Mark Boster CIO of Justice will be the chairmen of the council's newly formed Security Committee.

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The Software Program Managers Network a Defense Department organization supporting more than 70 large-scale military software projects last week presented its H. Mark Grove Award for Excellence in Software Management to three software managers from Raytheon's Electronic Systems Division. John Douglass assistant secretary of the Navy for research development and acquisition presented the award to Thomas Haley R. Blake Ireland and Barbara Johnson.

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American Management Systems Inc. this month elected Paul Brands as its chairman of the board. Brands will continue to serve as the company's chief executive officer the position he has held since September 1993. He replaces company co-founder Charles Rossotti who is now commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service. AMS' board of directors elected Patrick Gross who is also a co-founder as chairman of the executive committee. Gross has been vice chairman of the company since 1989.

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David S. Linthicum has joined Software AG Americas as the chief technology officer responsible for product direction development and strategy. Before joining Software AG Americas Linthicum was a senior manager of the Ernst & Young Center for Technology Enablement.

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