People on the Move

People on the Move


'People have the notion we solved this with Y2K, but we didn't. We just slapped the rock back down. The same things just came scuttling out from under the rock.'

'Navy Capt. Chris Christopher, deputy PEO for IT, on all the applications Navy bureaus must pare down before cutting over to the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet [Page 14]

'We've talked about [the war on terrorism] within the CIA as being a marathon, not a sprint. But we still seem to be doing three-minute miles.'

'Doug Naquin, Deputy CIO of the CIA [Page 7]

'It's interesting to be talking to a group that's always interested in pushing the envelope. That is indeed rare in these times when most people don't even want to touch an envelope.'

'Stephen Colo, Secret Service CIO, addressing a Northern Virginia Technology Council breakfast

John Marburger

Roger Baker

Linda Burek has left her job as deputy assistant attorney general for IRM and deputy CIO at the Justice Department to take over as CIO of Maryland. She replaces Alisoun K. Moore.

Jim Gallagher will be the acting deputy assistant attorney general for IRM at Justice until the position is filled, a department spokeswoman said.

During her four-year tenure at the department, Burek helped design and implement the Justice Consolidated Office Network, an automation platform for more than 20,000 PCs. She also worked on the Joint Automated Booking System, an online criminal database.

A Senate committee recently approved the nomination of John H. Marburger III as the director of the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Marburger was director of the Energy Department's Brookhaven National Laboratory from 1998 until his confirmation.

Peter Paul, Brookhaven's deputy director for science and technology, was named interim director of the lab.

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation approved Marburger's nomination. The committee also approved Phillip Bond's nomination to be the Commerce Department's undersecretary for technology.

The IRS has appointed Colleen Leighty as director of customer care, a new position in the Office of Information Technology. Leighty will be responsible for improving service to users of the agency's information system. She will oversee help desk and other support programs.

Roger Baker, former Commerce Department CIO, has joined CACI International of Arlington, Va., as executive vice president and manager of the company's network and telecommunications business group.

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