Roster Change

Raymond Long, director of the Federal Aviation Administration's Office of Information Systems Security, will retire Dec. 31. Long helped develop an information security awareness and training program for all FAA employees and created a facility-by-facility procedure for auditing information systems. He was the former director of the FAA's Year 2000 Office. Long's FAA career started in 1974 as a journeyman air traffic controller. The FAA is looking for a new information security leader to fill Long's position.

Raymond Long's Federal 100 bio


Kathleen Kelly has been named director of satellite operations at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the agency announced this week. In this capacity, she is responsible for the operation of NOAA's environmental satellites and satellites in the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. The managers of three facilities report to her: the Satellite Operations Control Center in Suitland, Md., and the Command and Data Acquisition Stations at Fairbanks, Alaska, and Wallops, Va. Previously, Kelly was manager of NOAA's Satellite Operations Control Center.


George Molaski, chief information officer at the Transportation Department, is beginning to fill vacant spots in his office even in the waning days of the Clinton administration. Dennis Hupp, who had worked on the Year 2000 rollover effort at the Federal Aviation Administration, will join DOT as the CIO's chief of staff on Nov. 20. Molaski also secured approval for a Senior Executive Service slot to lead information security efforts at DOT.


Steven Boutelle was promoted by the Army to major general late last month. Boutelle has served as the Army program executive officer for command, control and communications systems since August 1997. As PEO for C3, he directs the integration of the systems that tie together all of the Army's battlefield mission areas, including intelligence and electronic warfare, and satellite communications.


Robert Filler was recently named director of federal systems at Vanguard Integrity Professionals, a computer security firm based in Orange, Calif. Filler worked for IBM Corp. for the past 11 years in sales and management roles. Prior to that, he was a naval flight officer, instructor and division officer in the U.S. Navy. In his new position, Filler will head up the newly created Vanguard Federal Systems, which will sell security solutions and services to the federal government.

"Vanguard launches fed subsidiary" [, Nov. 10, 2000]


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