Roster Change

Tom Burke, associate commissioner for information security at the General Services Administration's Federal Technology Service, last week announced he is retiring from government Sept. 1 to take a job in Computer Sciences Corp.'s civilian information security group.

Burke, a 23-year government veteran, has served as the lead for civilian agencies under President Clinton's National Plan for Information Systems Protection. He has also overseen the Federal Computer Incident Response Capability office.

For more information, see "Security exodus continues" [Federal Computer Week, Aug. 14, 2000]

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Abby Pirnie, who for four years was the assistant commissioner for the Federal Technology Service's office for strategic planning and business development, joined Marasco Newton Group Ltd., Arlington, Va., Aug. 1. She is the company's chief knowledge officer. Marasco Newton consults on environment, information technology and organizational design topics.

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Harry Part recently was promoted to vice president of transportation systems for Computer Sciences Corp.'s Civil Group. Part will be responsible for growing CSC's business with the Transportation Department. Part most recently led the win of CSC's $329 million contract award from the Federal Aviation Administration to support its en route automation and Free Flight program.

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Francis McGovern recently was appointed president for Tower Software USA. From 1994 to 1996, McGovern was deputy chief of staff, communications and information, and director of information management for the records management and human resources branches of the Air Force headquarters. He was most recently vice president of operations for Tower.

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