President Clinton last week named Sally Katzen as deputy director for management
at the Office of Management and Budget. Katzen currently serves as counselor
to the director of OMB. In her new post, she will oversee the Office of
Information and Regulatory Affairs, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy
and the Office of Federal Financial Management.
Past coverage including Sally Katzen:
"OMB: No call for IT czar" [Federal Computer Week, April 24, 2000]
"Katzen to leave OIRA post" [Federal Computer Week, Jan. 19, 2000]
Frank Pugliese, commissioner of the General Services Administration's Federal
Supply Service, announced last week his retirement to the private sector
after 28 years with GSA. According to a notice sent to FSS employees, Pugliese
will become president and chief executive officer of Provant Inc., a provider
of performance improvement training services and products. He will begin
his new position in September.
For more about Pugliese, please see:
"Federal Supply Service chief retiring" [FCW.com, Aug. 4, 2000]
Rear Adm. Linda Bird, vice commander of the Naval Supply Systems Command
last week was appointed to head the Navy's newly created e-Business Operations
Office. She will also remain the NAVSUP vice commander. The new office is
expected to be in operation by early October and will identify emerging
electronic business capabilities for use in the Navy and Marine Corps.
Marie Monsees was recently named director of planning, evaluation and communications
at the National Institutes of Health's Center for Information Technology.
CIT provides NIH with information systems, networking and telecommunications
Victor Powers replaces Monsees as acting director, division of information
technology acquisition at NIH's Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment
Center. The division handles the Chief Information Officer Solutions and
For more about CIT, please see:
"NIH reorganizes, refocuses IT offices" [Federal Computer Week, April 13,
Leonard Williams was named to head Verizon Federal, formed by the merger
of the federal business units of Bell Atlantic Corp. and GTE Corp. Verizon
Federal will be headquartered in Washington, DC. Williams, who will retain
the title of chief operating officer, was previously chief financial officer
of Bell Atlantic Federal.
Jack Cole was recently named senior director of safety at the Air Transport
Association, which represents major airlines. Cole most recently served
as the executive director of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association.