Tag Archives: appointment

John Seel Becomes Leader of NSWC Dahlgren Division’s Warfare Control & Integration Department

John Seel

John Seel, formerly software senior scientific and technical manager for Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division's (NSWCDD) strategic and computing systems department, has been named head of the division's warfare control and integration department. He assumed leadership of the latter department on Jan. 4, succeeding Michael Till who plans to retire this month after a 23-yer tenure with NSWCDD. 

Read More »

NASA Assigns New Administrative Roles to Four Executives

Executive Moves

NASA has made four new executive moves in its administrative team, including both current officials and newcomers to the space agency. Mike Gold, who formerly led NASA’s Office of International and Interagency Relations on an acting basis, has been named the agency's associate administrator for space policy and partnerships, NASA said Wednesday in a notice posted by Space Ref.

Read More »

Matthew Graviss Named State Department’s First Chief Data Officer

Matthew Graviss

Matthew Graviss, former chief data officer (CDO) of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, has been appointed as CDO with the State Department. He will lead the analytics center within the department's Office of Management Strategy and Solution in efforts to help personnel gain insights from data that can support diplomatic missions.

Read More »

NASA’s Reid Wiseman to Lead Agency’s Astronaut Office; Steve Koerner Quoted

Reid Wiseman

Reid Wiseman, a NASA astronaut, will succeed Pat Forrester to lead the space agency's Astronaut Office. Wiseman will help NASA oversee resources and operations at the Astronaut Office that operates from Johnson Space Center. “Reid’s energy and enthusiasm for space exploration are matched only by his thoughtfulness and commitment to his fellow astronauts,” said Steve Koerner, director of flight operations at NASA.

Read More »

Donald Trump to Nominate Former Airman Brian Davis for Assistant Defense Secretary Role

Brian Davis

President Trump intends to nominate Brian Davis, director of the Defense Personnel and Family Support Center, for the role of assistant defense secretary for manpower and reserve affairs. Davis brings years of U.S. Air Force experience, having served as an officer with the 77th Air Refueling Squadron, the 459th Operations Group and the 507th Air Refueling Wing.

Read More »

Sgt. Maj. Sheryl Lyon Assumes Role as USCYBERCOM Senior Enlisted Leader; Gen. Paul Nakasone Quoted

Sheryl Lyon

Sgt. Maj. Sheryl Lyon, formerly with Army Cyber Command, has taken up her new role as command senior enlisted leader of U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency (NSA). She will oversee military advocacy efforts and help officials address military workforce issues in her new role,  succeeding Master Gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker, who is now U.S. Space Command's senior enlisted leader, NSA said Friday.

Read More »

Gregory Slavonic Named Acting Undersecretary of the U.S. Navy

Gregory Slavonic

Gregory Slavonic, assistant secretary of the U.S. Navy for manpower and reserve affairs, has been appointed the military branch's undersecretary on an acting basis. He will function as a chief operating officer, a chief management officer and an assistant under the secretary of the Navy, the service branch said Friday.

Read More »

Jeff Seaton to Fill Chief Information Role on Acting Basis

Jeff Seaton

Jeff Seaton, deputy chief information officer at NASA, has been appointed to fill Renee Wynn's old role as the space agency's CIO on an acting basis, SpaceRef reported Wednesday. Seaton helped Wynn oversee the information technology efforts required for NASA's missions and corporate activities during his time as deputy CIO.

Read More »