Roster Change

Mayi Canales, the acting chief information officer at the Treasury Department, is leaving her government job Oct. 25 to start a consulting firm. The company will do strategic planning and contract management, focusing on both federal and state customers.

For more, see "Treasury CIO headed to industry"

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Gary Christopherson, CIO at the Veterans Health Administration, has stepped down following a reorganization that stripped him and two others CIOs of the authority to make independent information technology decisions.

In a memo to his staff, Christopherson said he would become a senior adviser effective Oct. 21, working on HealthePeople, a project across several federal agencies.

Robert Kolodner, a psychiatrist who has worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs for more than 20 years, will replace him as acting deputy CIO for the VHA.

For more, see "VHA CIO loses power, leaves job"

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Paul Schneider has joined the National Security Agency as a senior acquisition executive, NSA officials announced Oct. 8. Schneider will be leading the agency's efforts in acquisition reform.

He brings to NSA more than 35 years of acquisition-related experience within the defense arena. He previously was with the Navy, serving as the principal deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition.

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