Roger Baker, chief information officer at the Commerce Department, resigned
last week. Baker, who has been CIO at Commerce for nearly three years, said
he has no definite plans but is considering heading back to the private
sector or taking the summer off.
Baker said he has also informed the CIO Council of his decision. He
has been co-chairman of the council's Security, Privacy and Critical Infrastructure
For more, see "Commerce CIO to leave" [FCW.com, April 13, 2001]
Michael Brown, the former chief information officer of the Army National
Guard, last week was named the Federal Aviation Administration's information
Brown will report to FAA CIO Daniel Mehan and replaces Raymond Long,
who served the FAA as director of the Office of Information Systems Security
from May 2000 through December 2000.
Brown has been CIO of the Army National Guard since 1999. Before that,
he was director of the Army Information Assurance Office in information
systems for command, control, communications and computers (C4) at the Pentagon.
From 1992 to 1994, he was the operations branch chief in information systems
For more, see "FAA finds infosec director" [FCW.com, April 11, 2001]
Marc Stanley has been named as acting director of the National Institute
of Standards and Technology's Advanced Technology Program, NIST announced
last week. Stanley, the ATP associate director for policy and operations,
replaces Alan Balutis, who recently left the program to become executive
director of the Federation of Government Information Processing Councils.
Prior to becoming ATP associate director, Stanley served as Commerce
assistant secretary for congressional and intergovernmental affairs from
1988 to 1989, counselor to the NIST director from 1990 to 1991, and associate
deputy secretary of Commerce from 1991 to 1992.