Comings and goings

Rose Parkes retired as chief information officer at the Energy Department. Tom Pyke, CIO at the Commerce Department, will take over her job.

Greg Rothwell, the Homeland Security Department's chief procurement officer, will retire in December.

Norman Lorentz, appointed the first chief technology officer for the federal government in 2002, was named senior vice president and chief technology officer at Blueprint Technologies.

The Senate has confirmed George Opfer as the new inspector general of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Margaret Munson, who worked at the Defense Intelligence Agency for 30 years, has joined the board of McDonald Bradley.

Rear Adm. Richard Brooks, former commander of the Naval Safety Center, has joined Alion Science and Technology.

Sentek Consulting named retired Rear Adm. Hamlin Tallent vice president of C4I Systems.

Patrice D'Eramo is now director of market management and Steve Hoffman is director of civilian operations at Cisco Systems.

Josh Filler, DHS' point person for state, tribal and local governments, has resigned.

Telecommunications executive James Payne has joined Bechtel Systems and Infrastructure as president of its new federal telecom sector.

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