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Stacey Dixon Confirmed as ODNI Principal Deputy Director; Avril Haines Quoted

Dr. Stacey Dixon

Stacey Dixon, deputy director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and 2021 Wash100 Award winner, has received confirmation from the Senate to serve as principal deputy director in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). As NGA's deputy director, Dixon helped manage agency operations and the National System for Geospatial Intelligence. 

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Christy Abizaid Confirmed to Lead National Counterterrorism Center; DNI Avril Haines Quoted

Christine Abizaid

Christy Abizaid, most recently vice president of global operations at Dell Technologies, has received Senate confirmation to serve as director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). “Christy brings a command of counterterrorism issues, leadership acumen, thoughtfulness, and enterprising approach that will enable her to effectively steer the Intelligence Community’s work on these issues and lead the CT mission into the future,” said Avril Haines, director of national intelligence and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient.

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ODNI Absorbs National Intelligence University; Avril Haines Quoted

Avril Haines

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) has taken over the stewardship of Bethesda, Maryland-based National Intelligence University (NIU), the only accredited federal degree-granting institution of the intelligence community. NIU's organizational transition from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to ODNI represents a milestone in its 59-year history of preparing future IC leaders. 

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Acting Intelligence Community General Counsel Thomas Monheim Nominated for Full-Time Role; Avril Haines Quoted

Thomas Monheim

Thomas Monheim, acting inspector general of the intelligence community, has received President Biden's nomination to fill the role on a full-time basis. Monheim formerly served as the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA) general counsel. He is a recipient of the Presidential Meritorious Executive Award, the DNI Exceptional Service Award, and other forms of recognition.

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Avril Haines Testifies at Senate Hearing on Threats Linked to Chinese Tech, Investments

Avril Haines

Avril Haines, director of national intelligence and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner, and other U.S. intelligence leaders appeared Wednesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee to discuss the threats posed by China to the U.S. “Many countries are starting to do CFIUS-like processes. It’s another reason for why our counterparts are talking to us,” Haines told lawmakers.

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Avril Haines Submits Intelligence Community’s 2021 Global Threat Assessment to Congress

Avril Haines

Avril Haines, director of National Intelligence (DNI) and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner, has submitted to Congress a report detailing the global threats to U.S. national security in accordance with section 617 of the fiscal year 2021 Intelligence Authorization Act. The 2021 Annual Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community looks at the diverse array of threats the U.S. and its allies will face in the coming year. 

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National Intelligence Director Avril Haines Supports President Biden’s General Counsel Nomination

Avril Haines

Avril Haines, the director of National Intelligence and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, issued a statement supporting President Biden's nominee for the general counsel position at the Office of the DNINominee Chris Fonzone holds years of experience in the national security area across a range of roles, having served with the departments of Defense and Justice (DOJ). 

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Sens. Mark Warner, Marco Rubio Want ‘Clear Leader’ to Manage Response to SolarWinds Cyber Breach

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Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the committee’s vice chairman, have called on leaders of intelligence agencies and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to designate an official to oversee the country’s response to the SolarWinds cyber incident.

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Executive Mosaic Names 2021 Wash100 Award Recipients; Cast Your 10 Votes TODAY

2021 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, has announced the recipients of the 2021 Wash100 Award. “We are thrilled to honor the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award, said Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic. With the announcement, Executive Mosaic will begin to accept votes for this year’s Popular Vote Rankings.

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Avril Haines Named White House Deputy Nat’l Security Adviser

CIA Deputy Director Avril Haines will succeed Antony Blinken as deputy national security adviser to President Barack Obama after Blinken’s Senate confirmation as deputy secretary of state, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Jonathan Allen reports that Haines has previously advised the president as deputy counsel for national security at the Office of the White House Counsel before she …

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