ACT-IAC elect new officers

One of the area’s largest government IT industry groups will see some new faces starting July 1 when a brand new leadership is slated to take office.

The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council announced on June 5 the election results for the ACT Executive Committee and the IAC Executive Committee at Management of Change conference in Cambridge, Md.

Darren Ash, CIO at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will become ACT president July 1, 2012, and Rick Holgate, CIO at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, will serve as executive vice president. He'll step into his role as ACT president July 1, 2013.

New to the ACT Executive Committee are Mike Howell, Amy Northcutt and Keith Trippie. Current members re-elected for a second term include Jonathan Alboum, Steve Elky, Margie Janney and John Teeter. They join current members Deborah Diaz, Adrian Gardner, Darlene Meskell, Rory Schultz, Pete Tseronis and Kathleen Turco.

Current ACT President Mary Davie remains on the executive committee as immediate past president.

In accordance with the IAC bylaws, Dale Luddeke (TASC) becomes IAC chair July 1, 2012. Jim Williams (Daon) was elected as executive vice chair and will become the IAC chair July 1, 2013. Bob Suda (Suda and Associates) was elected as vice chair for finance while Judy Douglas (HP), Sherry Weir (Kearney & Company), Dan Chenok (IBM) and Mitzi Mead (Accela Consulting) were chosen as vice chairs at large.

Remaining on the IAC Executive Committee are Vice Chairs at Large Wayne Davis (CenturyLink), Ira Hobbs (Hobbs & Hobbs), Joel Horwitz (VMD Systems Integrators), Carol Miller (Mackson Consulting), Andrew McLauchlin (CGI) and Mike Mullen (Deep Water Point). Outgoing IAC Chair Jim Beaupre (JB Federal Consulting) stays on the Executive Committee until 2013 as immediate past chair.

Executive Committee members Kathleen Cowles (LGS Innovations), Ed Meagher (SRA), John Okay (J.L. Okay Consulting), and Jeff Shen (Red Team Consulting) have now completed their terms.

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Camille Tuutti is a former FCW staff writer who covered federal oversight and the workforce.

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