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*** Ann Dunkin, formerly CIO of the Environmental Protection Agency, is rejoining the federal government as Department of Energy CIO, the agency announced May 10. After exiting the EPA in 2017, Dunkin took post of CIO for the County of Santa Clara in California. She moved to an executive post at Dell Technologies focused on state and local governments.

*** The Biden administration withdrew a pending policy change that would have allowed the Department of Homeland Security to collect biometric data collection from any individual seeking immigration benefits.

*** Politico reported that Brett Goldstein, director of the Defense Digital Service, is resigning at the end of June. Katie Olson, the DDS deputy director, will take over on an acting basis.

Posted on May 11, 2021 at 2:31 AM


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