Roster Change

Todd Grams has been named chief information officer at the Internal Revenue Service. He will move over June 1 from his position as chief financial officer at the agency.

Grams started at the IRS in 2001 after working for the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Office of Management and Budget. He replaces John Reece, who in February announced his departure and return to industry.

Also on June 1, John Dalrymple will assume the new position of deputy commissioner for operations support. Dalrymple will oversee the CIO, the CFO, the chief human capital officer, agencywide shared services, and cyber and physical security operations.

He currently serves as commissioner of the Wage and Investment Division at IRS.

For more, see "IRS picks CIO, top deputy."


Josh Bolten has been named as President Bush's nominee for director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Bolten, currently deputy chief of staff for policy at the White House and involved in domestic and economic issues, would replace Mitchell Daniels Jr., who announced his departure May 6.

For more, see "Bush taps policy adviser for OMB post."


Members of the new Chief Human Capital Officers Council were announced by Office of Personnel Management director Kay Coles James on May 24.

For more information and a partial list, see "Human capital officer council forms."


Suzanne Cooper is joining the consulting firm of Guerra, Kiviat, Flyzik & Associates as director of education services.

Cooper, who has more than two decades of experience in education and training, will lead the firm's training programs in performance-based contracting and other procurement trends. The firm's clients are federal contractors.

She is the wife of Homeland Security Department chief information officer Steve Cooper.


Robert Bucknam, who was chief of staff for the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1993 to 2001, has been appointed to the board of directors of Network Associates Inc., the company announced May 23.

Bucknam currently serves as senior vice president for government and international affairs and head of the Washington, D.C., office for Florida-based Cross Match Technologies Inc., a provider of forensic-quality fingerprint identification solutions.


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