Michael O'Hara Garcia, chief information officer at the Commerce Department's
Minority Business Development Agency, is heading for the Hill. He will be
Senior Technology Adviser for the House Government Reform Committee's Criminal
Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources Subcommittee. Garcia, who starts
his new job Aug. 1, will be working on Government Performance and Results
Act and trade development issues.
More about Garcia:
"Tracking agency performance via the Web" [Federal Computer Week, July
"Web resource open for minority businesses" [FCW.com, June 22, 2000]
Dennis McCarthy last week was named the new regional director for the National
Weather Service's 14-state central region, headquartered in Kansas City,
most recently was meteorologist in charge of the Norman, Okla., forecast
More about McCarthy:
"Storm tech praised for May showing" [Federal Computer Week, June 28,
Army Maj. Gen. Joseph Kellogg has been selected for promotion and assignment
to become the new director of command, control, communications and computer
(C4) systems on the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Pentagon announced last week.
Kellogg currently serves as the Army's assistant chief of staff for operations
More about Kellogg:
"Kellogg named to C4 post" [FCW.com, July 19, 2000]
CIO University graduated its first class of students on July 12. The program
is sponsored by the CIO Council and administered by the General Services
Administration. The CIO University is a virtual consortium of universities
that offer graduate-level programs that address the essential knowledge,
skills and abilities of federal CIOs. The following graduates received a
CIO University Certificate:
University of Maryland University College:
Thomas Bell, American Heart Disease
E. Charles Dann Jr., Goodell, DeVries, Leech & Gray
Paul Douglas, IT Systems Inc.
Roger Jaffe, Merchant's Inc.
Willie Johnson, Defense Department
Frank Khare, American Systems International
Paul Orapin, Dharmniti Law Office
Dan Parkins, WorldCom
Con Silard, Jr., Science Applications International Corp.
Kim Wandersee, ACS Government Solutions Group
George Washington University
Anthony Nuriddin, Air Force
Robert St. Cyr, Saint Cyr Communications Inc.
George Mason University
Colin Callahan, PriceInteractive Inc.
Philson Lescott, American Management Systems Inc.
Donald Dechow Jr., Cable & Wireless
Charles Spotts, Science Applications International Corp.
Patrice Clark, Booz-Allen & Hamilton I
More about CIO University:
"Council plans to offer high-level IT training to CIOs" [Federal Computer
Week, June 29, 1998]
Jack Cole this month joined the Air Transport Association as senior director
of safety. Most recently, he served as the executive director of the National
Air Traffic Controllers Association for four years, and for two years as
president and chief executive officer of the National Aeronautic Association.