*** Bobbie Kilberg announced her plans to retire as president and CEO of the Northern Virginia Technology Council next June. Kilberg, a veteran of the Nixon and George H.W. Bush administrations, led NVTC for 22 years. Nick Wakeman has more at Washington Technology.
*** A bipartisan group of senators is urging the White House to include Congress and the judiciary in efforts to monitor and protect the technology supply chain. In an Oct. 9 letter to Mick Mulvaney, acting chief of staff at the White House and the Senate-confirmed director of the Office of Management and Budget, Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) want the Federal Acquisition Security Council to share its supply chain risk management findings and briefings about known supply chain threats with the Senate Sergeant at Arms, the House of Representatives CIO and tech officials in the judiciary.
*** Megan J. Brennan is stepping down as Postmaster General and CEO of the U.S. Postal Service effective Jan. 31, 2020. Brennan, a former letter carrier, helped push greater use of technology and data at the USPS, according to a press release announcing her retirement.
Posted on Oct 17, 2019 at 5:18 PM