Johnson to head service development at FTS

Johnson to head service development at FTS

By William Jackson
GCN Staff

SEPT. 28'John Johnson, formerly the Defense Department's transition manager for FTS 2001, will replace Bruce Brignull as assistant commissioner for service development at the General Services Administration's Federal Technology Service.

Brignull retired in July.

Johnson will be responsible for project management in telecommunications acquisitions, defining end-to-end telecommunications service needs and packages for agencies. Acquisitions under this office include the governmentwide long-haul FTS 2001 contracts and the local service Metropolitan Area Acquisition program.

Johnson has a bachelor's degree in applied behavioral science and a master's degree in national resource strategy. He also is a graduate of the Army's Signal Officer Advanced Course, the Armed Forces Staff College, the Federal Executive Institute and the National Defense University.

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