Roster Change

Anthony Galante, chief information officer at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will retire from government service at the end of this month. Stuart Reiter, who joined the agency last month as deputy CIO, will be named CIO. Reiter previously worked as director of infrastructure services for IMC Global Corp.

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Bill Piatt was named as the General Services Administration's chief information officer earlier this month. He will continue to serve as CIO for the Public Buildings Service until a replacement is found.

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NASA has selected Tom Luedtke as the agency's associate administrator for procurement. Luedtke has been acting in that position since August. He previously served as NASA's deputy associate administrator for procurement, a post he received in February 1994.

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Sallyanne Harper, chief financial officer at the Environmental Protection Agency, this month received the Association of Government Accountants' Frank Greathouse Award for outstanding leadership and contributions to financial management. Harper was cited for leading administrative reforms and automation efforts at the agency.

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The Business Software Alliance this month presented its Cyber Champion Award to Rep. David Dreier (R-Calif.) for leadership on policy issues such as legislation discouraging Year 2000 lawsuits and relaxing export controls on encryption products.

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Carol Fernandez, president of Sherikon Inc., this month accepted the Corporation of the Year Award from the Greater Washington Ibero American Chamber of Commerce. Fernandez accepted the award in memory of her late husband and Sherikon's former chief executive officer, Edward Fernandez. The award honors leaders of prominent Hispanic-owned companies who consistently give back to the Hispanic community. Edward Fernandez, who was honored for his commitment to the community in his wife's speech, died in a plane crash in February.

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