Katherine Hollis recently joined Electronic Data Systems Corp. as director
of information assurance solutions. Hollis held various positions in the
Defense Department, including deputy director of the Electronic Processes
Initiatives Committee's Buying and Paying Task Force within the President's
Derrick Owens this month was named director of interagency affairs at the
Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
He will serve as NTIA's liaison to the White House, the vice president's
office, the Federal Communications Commission and other agencies. Owens
previously was the senior legislative assistant to Rep. Thomas Sawyer (D-Ohio).
Judd Crapa this month was named special assistant for administrative affairs
at NTIA. He was an executive legislative assistant at The Dutko Group, a
Capitol Hill public policy management firm.
Chanda Tuck-Garfield was named assistant director of the Minority Telecommunications
Development Program at NTIA, where she will help increase minority ownership
of broadcast and telecommunications businesses. Tuck-Garfield previously
was communications director and legislative assistant focusing primarily
on telecommunications issues for Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-N.Y.).
President Clinton last week announced his intent to nominate Madelyn Creedon
as deputy administrator for Defense Programs at the Energy Department's
National Nuclear Security Administration. She currently is counsel for the
minority staff of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Nadine Hamilton this month was named deputy assistant secretary for governmental
affairs at the Transportation Department. Hamilton previously served as
DOT's director of congressional affairs.
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Sen. Bob Bennett (R-Utah) and Rep. Jim Moran
(D-Va.) and Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.) were nominated for the AEA High-Tech
Hall of Fame by the American Electronics Association. They earned the recognition
in part for their hard work to advance legislation that benefits the high-tech
industry and the country.
David Nelson recently was named vice president of sales at eFed Inc., a
vendor that specializes in electronic commerce products for the public sector.
Nelson is responsible for developing and managing eFed's direct and indirect
sales channels. Nelson was most recently district manger of federal systems
at Inacom Corp.
Tom Styc this month was named executive vice president for operations at
Universal Systems & Technology Inc., where he will oversee the company's
federal operations. Styc previously was vice president of operation for
Unitech's Systems Engineering and Integration Division, where he was responsible
for the company's support to the Federal Aviation Administration, the Treasury
Department and commercial group