The Senate confirmed Mark Everson Aug. 1 as deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget.
In his new position, Everson will lead executive branch agencies to strengthen federal management and improve program performance. He will serve as chairman of the President's Management Council, composed of the chief operating officers from lead departments and major agencies, in implementing the President's Management Agenda. Everson will also help with the transition team for the proposed Homeland Security Department.
Everson has been controller of the Office of Federal Financial Management since November 2001. Previously, he was group vice president of finance for SC International Services Inc., a Dallas-based food services company.
From 1988 to 1998, he held several financial and operating positions with one of France's largest industrial groups. Everson served in the Reagan administration from 1982 to 1988.
The Senate confirmed Frederick Gregory Aug. 1 as NASA deputy administrator. Gregory is a veteran space shuttle commander who previously served as the associate administrator for space flight.
The Senate will send the confirmation back to the White House for the president's signature. Gregory must be sworn into office before he assumes his new position.
This is the first time in more than a decade that the deputy administrator position will be filled. Gregory will serve as the chief operating officer for the agency and report directly to NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe. He will be responsible for directing and managing many of the programs as well as the day-to-day operations and activities at NASA.
Before being named associate administrator for space flight in December 2001, Gregory served as associate administrator for safety and mission assurance and was charged with the oversight of all safety issues within NASA. He developed, implemented and managed quality assurance policies that dealt with reliability and maintainability.
Gregory was selected as an astronaut in 1978, after a distinguished career with the U.S. Air Force.
Mary Joy Jameson has been appointed associate administrator for the General Services Administration's new Office of Citizen Services and Communications (OCSC), GSA announced July 29.
Jameson joined the Bush administration December 2001 as the GSA associate administrator of communications.
She has held several senior-level communications positions during her 20-year career, serving as a senior vice president for communications firm Burson-Marsteller, vice president of communications at the American Forest and Paper Association, special assistant to the ambassador at the U.S. Embassy in Paris, and director of public affairs/press secretary for the Energy Department.
The new OCSC is closely tied to President Bush's management agenda, which calls for making government more citizen-centered and results-oriented, and expands the use of Internet technology for e-government.
Transportation Department Secretary Norman Mineta announced Aug. 2 the selection of 47 federal security directors (FSDs) who will assume responsibility for 149 airports.
* Jerry Henderson, Little Rock National Airport, Ark. He also will also assume FSD responsibilities at airports in Fort Smith and Bentonville, Ark.
* Lyndel Hardy, Birmingham International Airport, Ala.
* Madelyn Sawyer, Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport, Burbank, Calif. She also will assume FSD responsibilities for the Long Beach Daugherty Field Airport, Calif.
* William Wade, Sacramento International Airport, Calif. Also, airports in McKinleyville, Chico, Crescent City, and Redding, Calif.
* Randy McIntosh, Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, Calif. Also, airports in San Luis Obispo and Oxnard, Calif.
* Ray Krebs, Eagle County Regional Airport, Colo. Also, airports in Hayden, Loveland and Aspen, Colo.
* Nicholas Scott, Daytona Beach International Airport, Fla. Also, airports in Sanford and Melbourne, Fla.
* Dale Karlen, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla. Also, Key West International Airport, Fla.
* Edmundo Guevara, Miami International Airport, Fla.
* Adolf Sgambelluri, Antonio B. Won Pat Guam International Airport, Guam.
* Lowrey Leong, Kahului Airport, Maui, Hawaii: Also, airports in Lanai City and Hoolehua, Hawaii.
* Robert Schoonmaker, Lihue Airport, Hawaii.
* Timothy McDonald, Des Moines International Airport, Iowa. Also, Waterloo Municipal Airport, Iowa.
* James Spinden, Idaho Falls Regional Airport, Idaho. Also, airports in Pocatello, Idaho, and Jackson Hole, Wyo.
* Mike Cleveland, Greater Peoria Airport, Peoria, Ill. Also, airports in Quincy, Springfield and Decatur, Ill.
* James Roche, South Bend Regional Airport, Ind. Also, airports in Fort Wayne, Gary and Lafayette, Ind.
* Billy "Keith" Osborne, Wichita Mid-Continent Airport, Kan. Also, airports in Dodge City, Garden City, Hays, Liberal and Salina, Kan.
* Dan Beaty, Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, La. Also, Lafayette Regional Airport and Lake Charles Regional Airport, La.
* Michael Boren, Shreveport Regional Airport, La. Also, airports in Longview, Texarkana and Tyler-Pounds, Texas.
* John Booth, Bangor International Airport, Maine. Also, airports in Bar Harbor, Rockland and Presque Isle, Maine.
* James Bullock, Capital City Airport, Lansing, Mich. Also, airports in Flint and Freeland, Mich.
* Larry Rowlett, Jackson International Airport, Miss. Also, airports in Greenville, Meridian,Moselle, Tupelo and Columbus/West Point/Starkville, Miss.
* Mark Randol, Missoula International Airport, Mont. Also, airports in Kalispell, Helena and Great Falls, Mont.
* Reno Bamford, Lincoln Municipal Airport, Neb. Also, airports in Alliance, Grand Island, Chadron, Kearney, McCook, North Platte and Scottsbluff, Neb.
* Raymond Carolan, Manchester Airport, N.H. Also, Pease International Airport, Portsmouth, N.H.
* Stacy Cross, Rochester International Airport, N.Y.
* Gary Milano, Syracuse-Hancock International Airport, N.Y. Also, airports inOneida, Adirondack, Massena, Watertown and Ogdenburg, N.Y.
* Ernest Howard, Piedmont Triad International Airport, Greensboro, N.C.
* Joel Gutensohn, Bismarck Municipal Airport, N.D. Also, airports in Dickinson, Minot and Williston, N.D.
* Bruce Towers, Hector International Airport, Fargo, N.D. Also, airports in Devil's Lake, Jamestown andGrand Forks, N.D.
* Larry Kettler, Will Rogers World Airport, Oklahoma City. Also, Enid Woodring Municipal Airport, Okla.
* Donald Barker, Eugene Airport Mahlon Sweetfield, Ore. Also, North Bend MunicipalAirport, Ore.
* Leo Jones, Erie International Airport, Pa. Also, airports in Jamestown, N.Y.; and Lewis Run, Falls Creek and Venango, Pa.
* Charles Chase, Harrisburg International Airport, Pa. Also, airports in Cumberland and Hagerstown, Md., and University Park and Martinsburg, Pa.
* Sylvester (Allen) Belcher, Rapid City Regional Airport, S.D. Also, Pierre Regional Airport, S.D.
* David Beecroft, Nashville International Airport, Tenn.
* Arboth (Arb) Rylant, Abilene Regional Airport, Texas. Also, San Angelo Regional Airport, Texas.
* Scott McHugh, Washington-Dulles International Airport, Dulles, Va.
* Thomas Davis, Richmond International Airport, Richmond, Va.
* Lee Duffy, Cyril E. King International Airport, Virgin Islands.
* Timothy Decker, Austin Straubel International Airport, Green Bay, Wis. Also, airports in Rhinelander-Onieta, Ironwood, Escanaba, Kingsford, Calumet and Gwinn, Mich.
* Louis Traverzo, Dane County Regional Airport, Madison, Wis. Also, airports in Appleton, Oshkosh, and Mosinee, Wis.
* David Knudson, General Mitchell International Airport, Wis.
* Gary McCurdy, Natrona International Airport, Casper, Wyo. Also, airports in Gillette, Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyo.
* Steve Pansky, Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Nev. Also, Elko Regional Airport, Nev.