Roster Change

Skip Kemerer, previously NASA's Scientific and Engineering Workstation Procurement II chief and head of the Multiservices/ADP Procurement Branch at Goddard Space Flight Center, has accepted a job at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission as a senior computer specialist.

Patrick Logan, assistant director at Goddard's procurement branch, is acting in Kemerer's previous job until the agency announces a permanent replacement.


Marie Therese Dominguez has been named deputy chief of staff and counselor to the administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.

Dominguez will provide information to the administrator on aviation operations and technical programs and will serve as a liaison between the administrator and other FAA and Transportation Department offices. She previously served at the White House as special assistant to the president and associate director of presidential personnel.


Teledesic Corp. LLC, a satellite communications services provider in Kirkland, Wash., late last month named John Keathley director of government services. He previously served as a product and process engineer for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, where he was responsible for raising awareness of the center's engineering capability to government agencies and sponsors. He also has held posts at the Navy, the Air Force, the Army, the Defense Information Systems Agency and the State Department. Keathley will work in the company's Washington, D.C., office.


Netcom Systems, Frederick, Md., appointed Steve Naylor as its first Washington, D.C., regional manager. Naylor will act as the company's main point of contact for directing the sales of the company's network reliability products to government agencies.


Charles Austin has been named to lead a new office of TASC Inc. that opened in St. Louis last week. The company opened the office to serve customers such as the National Imagery and Mapping Agency that operate in the midwestern United States.


Derek Khlopin, previously an attorney with the Federal Communications Commission's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, was hired by the Telecommunications Industry Association in the newly created regulatory counsel position. He will report to the association's vice president of government relations.

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