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Senate Approves Gayle Smith as USAID Administrator

Gayle Smith, senior director at the National Security Council, has received Senate confirmation as the new administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, the New York Times reported Monday. Ron Nixon writes the Senate voted 79 to 7 to confirm Smith as a successor to Rajiv Shah, who resigned from …

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John Bansemer Nominated to ODNI Partner Engagement Assistant Director Post

Air Force Maj. Gen. John Bansemer, deputy chief of the central security service at the National Security Agency, has been nominated to the role of assistant director of national intelligence for partner engagement. President Barack Obama also endorsed the 28-year Air Force veteran for promotion to the rank of lieutenant general, Defense Secretary Ashton …

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Air Force’s Sandra Finan Named DoD Deputy CIO for C4 Information Infrastructure

Maj. Gen. Sandra Finan — a former U.S. Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center commander — has been named deputy chief information officer for command, control, communications and computers and information infrastructure at the Defense Department. DoD reported Finan’s appointment in a Friday release and said she moves to the new role from her current position as special …

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Lawrence Gross Jr. Joins FDIC as CIO

Lawrence Gross Jr., formerly chief information officer of the Farm Service Agency, has been appointed to a similar role at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. The FDIC said Thursday Gross will advise the financial regulatory agency’s senior officials on information technology program management, investment, planning, security and governance issues in his new …

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