Tag Archives: CPO

NOAA Allots $171M for Climate Change Mitigation Projects; Administrator Rick Spinrad Quoted

Rick Spinrad

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has invested a combined amount of $171 million in 72 projects that aim to address the effects of climate change. NOAA said Tuesday that it issued grants to fund these projects that universities, research institutions and government-partnered entities will work on over the next five years.

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James Burd Promoted to CISA’s Full-Time Chief Privacy Officer

James Burd

James Burd, formerly the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency's (CISA) acting chief privacy officer (CPO), has been appointed to fill the CPO role on a full-time basis. Burd has been with CISA since November 2018 when he joined the agency as acting CPO, according to his LinkedIn profile. Burd began his engagement with the federal government in 2002 when he joined NASA as an intern.

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Soraya Correa, DHS Chief Procurement Officer, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on March 19th

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer of the Department of Homeland Security, will serve as the opening keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on Thursday, March 19th.

Register here for POC’s  2020 Procurement Forum.

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Jeffrey Zients Mandates Improvements to USASpending.gov

In an OMB memo released Tuesday, Federal Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients mandated several improvements to USASpending.gov in accordance with a GAO report released March 12th.  The memo reads, “transparency is a cornerstone of an open government. This Administration is committed to making federal expenditures of taxpayer dollars transparent to …

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