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A who’s who of former federal information technology leaders joined in recognizing this year’s honorees at AFFIRM’s annual Executive Leadership Awards at the Capital Hilton June 17.

The Association for Federal Information Resources Management, a non-profit professional development group founded in 1979, honored nearly a dozen government officials for the outstanding leadership.

David L. McClure, associate administrator, Office of Citizen Services and Communications, General Services Administration, took top civilian honors for executive leadership in government–wide information resources management. Gary L. Winkler, program executive officer for Enterprise Information Systems, Under Secretary of the Army, took the top defense agency executive honor. And Donna Morea, president U.S., India, Europe and Asia, CGI top the top industry executive honor.


Past Presidents of AFFIRM, June 2010

AFFIRM Past Presidents at AFFIRM 2010 Leadership Awards Luncheon

Front row, l-r: Ira Hobbs (2000 – 2001), Casey Coleman (2009-2010), Abby J. Pirnie (1999-2000), Lee Transeau (1989-1990), Jane Sullivan (1991-1992)

Second row, l-r: Reed Phillips (1982-1983, 1983-1984), Art Chantker (1990-1991, 1994-1995), Forest “Woody” Horton (1981-1982), Carol Becker (1996-1997), Marvin Gordon (1992-1993), Gloria Parker (1997-1998), Emory Miller (2001-2002), Debra D. Stouffer (2002-2003), Scott Hastings (2003-2004), Alan Balutis (1998-1999), Ed Meagher (2005-2006)


Other IT leaders to receive awards at the ceremonies included:

For Service to the Citizen: Jeffrey Levy, director (acting) Office of Web Communications, associate administrator for public affairs, Environmental Protection Agency and H. Giovanni Carnaroli, associate chief information officer for

For Acquisition and Procurement: Mary A. Davie, assistant commissioner, Office of Assisted Acquisition Services, General Services Administration

For Service to the Country: Henry Chao, chief technology officer, Office of Information Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

For Innovative Applications: Michelle Whitehead, chief logistics officer of the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Veterans Integrated Service Network, VA and Lt. Col. William Moschelle, program manager, Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support–Wholesale (DMLSS-W) Division at the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia.

For Service to the Government IT Community:  Robert Childs, Information Resources Management College, National Defense University

For Service Excellence: Jonathan Alboum, chief information officer, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Posted by Wyatt Kash on Jun 18, 2010 at 12:11 PM


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