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Renee Wynn on NASA’s IT Reorganization, Customer Experience Efforts

Renee Wynn, the retiring chief information officer at NASA, said the implementation of a new strategy aimed at improving how the agency oversees its information technology systems, resources and personnel will be one of the priorities of the next CIO, Federal News Network reported Friday. Wynn is set to retire by the end of April after three decades of federal service.

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Michael Rigas Named OMB Acting Deputy Director for Management

Michael Rigas, the newly named acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, will assume additional responsibilities as interim deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, Federal News Network reported Wednesday. He will succeed Margaret Weichert, who is set to join Accenture’s commercial practice.

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Lora Shiao Named National Counterterrorism Center Acting Director

Lora Shiao, executive director at the National Counterterrorism Center, has been appointed to lead NCTC as a whole on an acting basis, Bloomberg reported Saturday. She will direct the center before Christopher Miller, deputy assistant secretary for special operations and combating terrorism at the  Department of Defense, receives confirmation as NCTC's leader.

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President Trump Picks Christopher Miller to Oversee National Counterterrorism Center

President Trump intends to nominate Christopher Miller, deputy assistant secretary at the Department of Defense for special operations and combating terrorism, to serve as director of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence's National Counterterrorism Center.

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Report: Pentagon’s JAIC Taps Alka Patel to Lead AI Ethical Principles Implementation

The Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center has appointed Alka Patel, a member of JAIC’s strategic engagement and policy team since January, to lead the implementation of its new ethical principles for the use of AI in combat, Nextgov reported Thursday.

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John Rood to Step Down as Defense Undersecretary for Policy

John Rood, undersecretary of defense for policy, will step down from his post at the Department of Defense on Feb. 28, CNN reported Wednesday. President Trump confirmed Rood’s resignation in a tweet posted Wednesday. Sources told the publication Rood’s departure stems from several issues, including the handling of military aid to Ukraine.

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