Mark Boster, former deputy assistant attorney general for information resources management at the Justice Department, took a new job last week as a vice president at Science Applications International Corp.
Energy Department chief information officer John Gilligan has been appointed to head the Security Committee of the CIO Council to replace Boster.
The General Services Administration Public Buildings Service last month named William Piatt as chief information officer. Piatt, who begins his new job Feb. 15, previously served as CIO and associate director for management at the Peace Corps. Doug Greene will take over the CIO position at the Peace Corps.
Keith Jackson has been named associate CIO for telecommunications at the Agriculture Department. Jackson previously served as director of regional services management at the General Services Administration's Federal Technology Service.
Defense Secretary William Cohen last month nominated Brig. Gen. John Baker, commander of the Joint Command and Control Warfare Center at the U.S. Atlantic Command, for promotion to major general. Cohen also nominated Brig. Gen. Robert Behler, director of command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems at the U.S. Transportation Command, for promotion to major general.
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