Carl Schellenberg, a senior executive with the Federal Aviation Administration's Air Traffic Services Office, was named assistant administrator for financial services and chief financial officer of the FAA. Rich Efford, a senior staff member on the House Appropriations Committee's Transportation Subcommittee, will join the FAA as deputy assistant administrator for financial services and will serve as budget director.
Glenda Tate, director of human resource management in the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, was named assistant administrator for human resource management and will report to the Federal Aviation Administration administrator. Ruth Leverenz, deputy associate administrator for administration financial reform, will be assistant administrator for region/center operations.
Billie Ainsworth has retired as chief of the Blanket Purchase Agreement Management Branch at the National Institutes of Health. Ainsworth served four years with NIH and more than 30 years with the federal government, including several years at the Internal Revenue Service.
Elisa Levitz has been promoted to director of federal operations at Active Software Inc. She will be responsible for managing and broadening Active Software's presence in the federal market, which includes the National Security Agency and the Transportation Department.
Melody Patrick has been named director of government operations at Trados Corp., an international software vendor that develops and markets packages that translate multilingual documents. Patrick previously was national accounts manager for US Robotics.