Gen. John Gordon was sworn in last week as the Energy Department's first
undersecretary for nuclear security and administrator of the new National
Nuclear Security Administration.
Energy Secretary Bill Richardson has asked Gordon to conduct a full
review at the department's Los Alamos, Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national
Gordon has served as the second-ranking official in the intelligence
community as well as working as a physicist at Sandia National Lab.
The NNSA began operations March 1 and has as its mission to carry out
the national security responsibilities of DOE.
For more information, see "Energy chastised over security" [Federal Computer
Week, June 19, 2000]
John "Jack" Carson, former chief financial officer for the Agriculture Department,
has accepted a position as vice president of federal business development
SAP Public Sector and Education Inc., a leading provider of inter-enterprise
software solutions for the public sector, the company announced last week.
Carson has extensive experience in federal financial systems as part
of the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program steering committee
and also as a consultant to federal agencies.