* Lawrence Dubois, former director of the Defense Sciences Office at the
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, was appointed vice president
of the Physical Sciences Division at SRI International. The Physical Sciences
Division works with government and commercial clients on projects ranging
from fundamental science to commercial applications development.
* Al Pesachowitz, the first chief information officer at the Environmental
Protection Agency, is leaving government for a job in the private sector.
Pesachowitz will spend the next three months on a temporary assignment at
the EPA and then move on to the private sector. He did not say where. Edwin
Levine, who has worked for six years in Florida in the governor's Office
of Policy and Budget will replace Pesachowitz. Levine has worked on a variety
of information technology issues, including policy, planning and budgeting.
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* President Clinton announced his intent to nominate Beth Slavet as chairwoman
of the Merit Systems Protection Board. She currently is the vice chairwoman
of the MSPB, which oversees the personnel practices of the federal government.
Slavet previously was labor counsel to the Senate's Labor and Human Resources
* Alton Keel, a former U.S. ambassador to NATO during the Reagan and Bush
administrations, was named as Land-5 Corp.'s new chairman and chief executive
officer. Keel said he plans to position Land-5 to become a premier storage
provider for the Linux operating system, with plans to target government
resellers and expand into the European NATO defense market.
* Tom Swindell recently was promoted to executive vice president for strategic
plans and business development at Universal Systems and Technology Inc.
(Unitech). He previously was vice president of Unitech's Training Systems
Division. Before joining the company three years ago, Swindell was program
manager at Sysorex Information Systems Inc., where he managed the company's
Standard Army Information System contract.
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