Paul Domich last month was named acting director of the National Institute
of Standards and Technology's Boulder, Colo., laboratories. He succeeds
David Norcross, who resigned from NIST to take a management position at
Since 1994, Domich has served as the assistant director in Boulder for
NIST's Information Technology Laboratory. From June 1998 until September
1999, he served as acting director of ITL's operations at NIST headquarters
in Gaithersburg, Md., and in Boulder. He was recently selected to lead a
team that will develop a new strategic IT plan to prepare NIST for the future.
Virginia Huth recently joined Digital Commerce Corp. as director of
account development for civilian agencies. She previously was senior policy
analyst for the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the Information
Policy and Technology Branch at the Office of Management and Budget. Huth
worked at OMB for six years, including a position on the staff of Year 2000
czar John Koskinen.
Steve Cochran was recently named vice president for technology at the
Council for Excellence in Government. Cochran, who has been working with
the council for three years, was most recently director of the Technology
Leadership Consortium. Joiwind Williams has replaced Cochran as director
of that effort.
Ron Ross was recently named president of Compaq Federal. Ross will replace
Gary Newgaard, who left Compaq in March (see related story).
Previously, Ross served as president of CACI International Inc. and
headed up Computer Sciences Corp.'s government team. Prior to working in
the private sector, Ross was a National Security Agency employee.
Ross will be responsible for overseeing the computer manufacturer's
federal division and will report directly to Compaq Computer Corp.'s president
and chief executive officer, Michael Capellas.