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Thomas O'Keefe, a former Federal Aviation Administration executive and an expert on performance tracking, is the new chief of the Office of Personnel Management's Retirement Systems Modernization program.

O'Keefe will oversee the three components of RSM'defined benefits technology solutions, electronic record keeping and business transformation.

He most recently served as FAA's director of the Office of IT Optimization and Performance Tracking. He also held FAA positions in the Office of Systems Security, Office of the CIO, and Telecommunications Engineering and Planning Division.

Rear Adm. Timothy V. Flynn III has been assigned as the Navy's new program executive officer for enterprise information systems.

Flynn currently serves as vice commander of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command in San Diego.

He replaces Rear Adm. James B. Godwin III, who is retiring effective Oct. 1.

Godwin became the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet director two years ago. Earlier this year, the NMCI office was realigned under the Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems structure, which replaced PEO IT.

Harold Walker is the Postal Service's new chief financial officer and executive vice president.

Walker replaces Richard Strasser, who retired in April after 37 years. Bob Peterson, the USPS treasurer, had been acting CFO until a successor was named.

Alan Balutis, a longtime government IT leader in several capacities, has resigned as president of Input Inc.'s government strategies group. In an e-mail to friends and colleagues, Balutis said he was leaving the Reston, Va., market research firm to pursue other opportunities.

Balutis spent 27 years in government, holding senior management, budget, finance, planning and IT positions in the Commerce Department and in what is now the Health and Human Services Department.

Balutis also served as executive director of what is now known as the American Council of Technology and the Industry Advisory Council.

President Bush has nominated Susan Dudley to be administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget.

Dudley, if confirmed by the Senate, would replace John Graham, who left in February after almost five years in the position. She is director of the regulatory studies program at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.

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