Flyzik receives FGIPC award

Flyzik receives FGIPC award

By GCN Staff

JUNE 26—The Federation of Government Information Processing Councils last night presented the John J. Franke award to James Flyzik, acting deputy secretary for management and chief information officer at the Treasury Department.

FGIPC honored Flyzik during the opening ceremonies of its annual conference in New Orleans.

The Franke award honors a federal employee who has a distinguished career in information management. It is named for a former assistant secretary of the Agriculture Department during the Reagan administration.

FGIPC executive director Alan Balutis also handed out the group's annual Intergovernmental Solutions Awards. The honors went to five federal agencies and four state programs:

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  • Social Security Administration for its Interactive Video Teletraining Network

  • California for Vision, a statewide integrated case management for criminal trial courts

  • Oregon for its Database Initiative Project to capture school performance data

  • Minnesota for its Cyber Linked Interactive Child Nutrition System

  • Virginia for its Digital Opportunities effort to bring Internet access to poor citizens.


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