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Joe Demarest to Serve as FBI Cyber Crime Branch Associate Executive Assistant Director

Joe Demarest, assistant director of the FBI‘s cyber division since June 2012, has been appointed to the newly-created position of associate executive assistant director for the bureau’s criminal, cyber, response and services branch. The 27-year bureau veteran will provide technical leadership across the branch and work with federal, state and local intelligence and …

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Gayle Smith Nominated for USAID Administrator Post

President Barack Obama has nominated Gayle Smith, senior director of development and democracy at the National Security Council since 2009, as the next U.S. Agency for International Development administrator. Smith has led the U.S. government’s international programs to address food security, economic development, health and government transparency issues, the White …

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Al Tarasiuk Retires as ODNI CIO; James Clapper Comments

Al Tarasiuk has retired from his position as chief information officer at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence after more than 28 years of federal service. Tarasiuk has led ODNI’s efforts to develop information technology efficiency initiatives across the U.S. intelligence community and oversaw the implementation of the …

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Sonny Hashmi Reflects on His Tenure as GSA CIO

Sonny Hashmi, formerly chief information officer at the General Services Administration, wrote in a blog post published Friday about multiple initiatives that he has implemented to help GSA manage its information technology operations. He noted his former office’s efforts to establish guiding principles for agency-wide IT management and modernize core …

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Greg Godbout to Leave 18F Executive Director Post at GSA

Greg Godbout, executive director at the General Services Administration‘s 18F innovation laboratory, will step down from his position in early April, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Michael O’Connell reports Godbout will transfer to another government agency and be succeeded in the interim by 18F Principal Deputy Executive Director Aaron Snow. …

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Keith Hall to Serve as Next CBO Director

Dr. Keith Hall, a two-decade federal government veteran and former senior research fellow at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center, has been appointed to succeed Doug Elmendorf as the Congressional Budget Office director beginning on April 1. Dr. Hall’s term at CBO will run through Jan. 3, 2019 and he will …

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Ann Dunkin Appointed EPA CIO

Ann Dunkin, formerly a senior adviser to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator, has assumed the chief information officer role Monday, Fedscoop reported Monday. Dunkin is also President Barack Obama’s nominee to be assistant administrator for environmental information and awaits confirmation by the Senate, according to the station. She served as …

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Dr. DJ Patil Becomes First Federal Chief Data Scientist

The White House has appointed Dr. DJ Patil as the U.S. government’s first chief data scientist and as deputy chief technology officer for data policy. Dr. Patil will be responsible for helping the Office of Science and Technology Policy to develop innovation policies and strategies as well as promote collaborative projects …

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SEC Names Pamela Dyson Full-Time CIO; Mary Jo White Comments

Pamela Dyson has been named chief information officer at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a role she has held in an acting basis since October 2014. “Pam has been instrumental in our ongoing efforts to enhance the commission’s information technology capabilities,” Mary Jo White, SEC chairperson, said Thursday. Dyson …

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