The Commerce Department last week named John Tritak as director of the Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office. Tritak most recently was an attorney with the law firm Verner, Liipfert, Berhard, McPherson and Hand. Before that, he served as deputy director for Defense relations and security assistance in the State Department's Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs. Tritak replaces Jeffrey Hunker, who last month was named senior director for infrastructure protection at the National Security Council's Office of Transnational Threats.
The Senate recently confirmed Johnnie Frazier to be inspector general at the Commerce Department. Frazier has been serving as acting IG since January 1998. Before that, he was assistant IG for inspections and program evaluations at Commerce.
Former Sen. Alfonse D'Amato (R-N.Y.) this month was appointed to the board of directors of Computer Associates International Inc.
Matthew Bigge, commander of the Army team that in 1994 captured and deported Haitian dictator Raul Cedras, this month returned to Military Commercial Technologies Inc. as chief financial officer. Bigge had been earning his MBA at Harvard Business School. MILCOM also announced this month that William Koos was appointed chief technical officer.