Roster Change

President Bush last Thursday announced he intends to nominate Angela Styles to lead the development of federal procurement policy as the new administrator of the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Federal Procurement Policy. Styles is currently serving as a special assistant to the commissioner of the Public Buildings Service at the General Services Administration and as special assistant to the associate administrator at GSA's Office of Governmentwide Policy.

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The president also announced last week his intent to nominate:

  • Bruce Carnes to be chief financial officer of the Department of Energy. He is currently deputy director of Defense Financing and Accounting Services at the Department of Defense.
  • Tom Scully to be administrator of the Health Care Financing Administration. He is currently the president and chief executive officer of the Federation of American Hospitals. Scully served as deputy assistant to the president and counselor to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget from 1992 to 1993.

Ronald Dick last Tuesday was named by the FBI as director of the National Infrastructure Protection Center, the federal government's key organization for investigating cyberattacks and alerting industry to vulnerabilities. Dick most recently served as chief of the computer investigations and operations section of the NIPC, and has been filling in as acting director since Michael Vatis left the post in January. Dartmouth College announced Tuesday that Vatis will start this month in his new position as director of the Dartmouth Institute for Security Technology Studies.

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Brenton Greene, manager of Critical Infrastructure Protection Programs for Sandia National Laboratories, will become the 10th deputy manager of the National Communications System (NCS) on April 2. The NCS is responsible for ensuring the availability of a viable national security and emergency preparedness telecommunications infrastructure.

Greene replaces Diann McCoy, who was selected to be the Defense Information Systems Agency's deputy director for Information Engineering (D6) and commander of the Joint Information Engineering Organization. McCoy has served as the NCS deputy manager since October 1999.

Evelyn Petschek, commissioner of the IRS' Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, earlier this month announced the selection of Thomas Terry as her senior technical advisor. Terry will provide top-level advice to the division commissioner and other top executives on the array of programs serving the division's customers. Terry was most recently with the Groom Law Group in Washington, D.C. In 1998, Terry received the Commissioner's Award for his work on the Tax Interactive Project.

David Hamblett has joined LessonCenter.com, a Web learning division of Delex Systems Inc., as manager of government solutions, the company announced last week. He will be responsible for developing training products in partnership with the federal government.

Hamblett previously worked for the U.S. Navy as a Hospital Corpsman and then as a Medical Service Corps Officer. He has worked in Military Treatment Facilities and the Navy Medical Information Management Center and Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

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