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
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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.