James Clapper Jr. will take over as the new director of the National Imagery and Mapping Agency, the first civilian to hold the position. The Pentagon and the CIA jointly announced the decision Aug. 8. Clapper, who has more than 37 years of experience in intelligence, will replace Army Lt. Gen. James King, who will retire later this year.
As a lieutenant general in the Air Force, Clapper served as the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Since his retirement from the military, he has held executive positions in the commercial sector, including executive director for military and intelligence at Booz-Allen & Hamilton Inc. and most recently as vice president and director of intelligence programs at SRA International Inc.
For more, please see "New NIMA director announced" [FCW.com, Aug. 9, 2001]
John Stenbit has been sworn in as the new Defense Department chief information officer. Stenbit, a former executive with TRW Inc., was confirmed by the Senate Aug. 3 and sworn in Aug. 7. Stenbit is also assistant secretary of Defense for command, control, communications and intelligence. He replaces Art Money, who left that post in April.
For more, please see "New Defense CIO on the job" [FCW.com, Aug. 8, 2001]
Paul Mayberry has been selected as deputy undersecretary of Defense for readiness, DOD officials announced last week. Mayberry will serve as the deputy to the undersecretary of Defense for personnel and readiness as the focal point on all issues and activities related to readiness of U.S. armed forces. He also will serve as executive secretary to the DOD Senior Readiness Oversight Council.
Most recently, Mayberry was the executive director for the secretary of Defense's review of military morale and quality of life. He also served as the special assistant to the undersecretary of the Army, contributing to the development and implementation of the Army's transformation vision and strategy. He was director of manpower and training in the Department of the Navy, overseeing the policies and programs for Navy and Marine Corps recruiting efforts.
Dan Levinson is the new inspector general at the General Services Administration. As inspector general, Levinson will be responsible for promoting economy, efficiency and effectiveness. He will also be responsible for detecting fraud, waste and mismanagement through a comprehensive nationwide audit and investigative program covering GSA's internal operations and external contractors.
Levinson previously served as deputy general counsel at the Office of Personnel Management, general counsel of the Consumer Product Safety Commission and chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board. Over the course of a 10-year career in private law practice, he represented corporate and nonprofit organizations in administrative, legislative and appellate matters.