Roster Change

Tony Trenkle has been named director of electronic services at the Social Security Administration, replacing John Sabo, who recently retired from government. Trenkle is currently director of the General Services Administration's Electronic Commerce Office. He begins work at SSA on March 15.

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Bill Greenwalt, considered one of the principal drafters of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996, has accepted a position on the Senate Armed Services Committee. Greenwalt will leave the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee, where he focused on how well agencies were complying with the Clinger-Cohen Act. Greenwalt will replace Jon Etherton, who worked on acquisition issues for the Armed Services Committee and now works at the Aerospace Industries Association as assistant vice president for legislative affairs.

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Xavier William "Bill" Proenza was named director of the National Weather Service's Southern Region. He will manage all operational and scientific meteorological and hydrologic programs for the southern portion of the United States, including severe weather warnings. Proenza previously served as acting director.

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Two teams of employees from the General Services Administration last week accepted National Performance Review Hammer Awards.

Stanley Choffrey, leader of the Federal Paperless Transaction Team, accepted an award for his team's work promoting electronic procurement techniques.

Bruce Brignull, leader of the FTS 2001 Acquisition Team, accepted an award for his team's work awarding FTS 2001 telecommunications contracts to Sprint and MCI.

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Former Sen. Lauch Faircloth (R-N.C.) last month was appointed to the board of directors of CommScope, a manufacturer of communications cables in Hickory, N.C.

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Mark Bloom was named vice president of CACI International Inc.'s new Web, Electronic Commerce and Enterprise Systems Division. Bloom was previously director of Commercial Systems Integration Consulting at Lockheed Martin Corp.

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William A. Woodard has been promoted to chief operating officer of ACS Government Solutions Group Inc. Woodard will continue to serve as president of the Rockville, Md.-based ACS Information Technology Solutions Co., the largest operating group within ACS Government Solutions Group.

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Yahoo! Inc. has hired John Scheibel to be its Washington counsel and director of government relations for its newly established Washington, D.C. office. Scheibel joins the new office from the Computer and Communications Industry Association, where he served as the vice president and general counsel. The new Yahoo! office will focus on public policy and legislative initiatives related to the Internet.

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