GCN's top executives of the past 22 years

1984

Ralph Bledsoe, special assistant to the president, White House Office of Policy Development

Rep. Jack Brooks, (D-Texas), chairman of the House Government Operations Committee

Frank J. Carr, commissioner of the General Services Administration's IRM Service

1985

James H. Burrows, director of the Institute for Computer Sciences and Technology

Rep. Charlie Rose (D-N.C.)

Joseph R. Wright, deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget

1986

Rep. Frank Horton (R-N.Y.), House Government Operations Committee ranking minority
member

Donald C. Latham, assistant secretary of Defense for 3CI

1987

Rear Adm. Harry S. Quast, Navy IRM director

1988

Joseph R. Wright Jr., director of the Office of Management and Budget

1989

Army Lt. Gen. John T. Myers, director of the Defense Communications Agency

1990

Donald J. Atwood, deputy secretary of Defense

1991

Richard G. Austin, administrator of the General Services Administration

1992

Paul A. Strassmann, director of Defense Information

1993

Renato A. DiPentima, Social Security Administration deputy commissioner for systems

Army Lt. Gen. Alonzo Short, Defense Information Systems General Services Agency director

1994

Cynthia Kendall, deputy assistant Defense secretary

Henry H. Philcox, IRS CIO

1995

Rep. Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), speaker of the House of Representatives

1996

Navy Rear Adm. John A. Gauss. Defense Information Systems Agency deputy director

Stephen Meltzer, Federal Computer Acquisition Center director

1997

Army Lt. Gen. Douglas D. Buchholz, Joint Chiefs of Staff director of C4 Systems

Frank P. Pugliese Jr., Federal Supply Service commisioner

1998

Navy Vice Adm. Arthur K. Cebrowski, president of the Naval War College
Anne F. Thompson Reed, Acriculture Department CIO

1999

Kathleen N. Adams, Social Security Administration assistant deputy commissioner

Marvin Langston, Defense deputy CIO

2000

David Borland, Army vice director of Information Systems C4

James J. Jasinski, program manager of the FBI's Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System

2001

Joseph R. Cipriano, Navy program executive officer for IT and enterprise acquisition

Jackie Fletcher, Mint associate director and CIO

2002

(This year's awards honored the top government executives of the previous 20 years)

Former Rep. Jack Brooks

Army Lt. Gen. Emmett Paige Jr., Ret.

2003

Lt. Gen. Steven Boutelle, Army CIO

Steven Cooper, Homeland Security Department CIO

2004

Dawn C. Meyerriecks, Defense Information Systems Agency chief technology officer

Kim Nelson, Environmental Protection Agency CIO

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