Army's Borland wins award at FGIPC conference; 13 intergovernmental projects get kudos for service

The Army's Dave Borland this month received the John Franke Award from the Federation of Government Information Processing Councils at the Management of Change Conference in New Orleans.

As the service's deputy CIO, Borland works on a number of Army projects, including enterprise architecture, network security and knowledge online programs. He has been a member of FGIPC for 10 years.

Community contributions

FGIPC honors members who contribute to the IT community within their agency and throughout the federal government. The award was named after the late Franke, a former assistant secretary for administration at the Agriculture Department.

Borland's was one of a number of awards FGIPC gave out at the conference.

The council also presented 13 local, state and federal government projects with Intergovernmental Solutions Awards for involving two or more levels of government in delivering services to the public:

  • FedBizOpps, the General Services Administration's one-stop Web site for solicitations

  • Kansas Online Trucking and Motor Carrier Portal, which lets Kansas truckers and motor carriers apply for and receive permits online

  •, a National Biological Information Infrastructure site that links databases between government and nongovernment entities

  • Flood Alert Training Station, an NBII site that provides training for insurance agents

  • Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support, which lets Defense buyers automate the logistics process

  • Food safety portal, through which the Food and Drug Administration and Agriculture Department post food safety information

  • Transportation Virtual University, which provides distance learning for federal, state and local officials

  • Renewal Communities, Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community Software, which reduces the paperwork and administrative burdens between federal and state agencies

  • JNet, which gives 5,000 law enforcement officials access to Pennsylvania's offender database

  • E Army U, which lets DOD personnel take postsecondary education classes online

  • Resource Ordering and Status System, a National Wildlife Coordination Group portal that automates the exchange of information between firefighters and wildlife personnel

  •, the Interior Department's one-stop portal for information on national and state parks

  • Random Motor Vehicle Registration Inquiry, a New Jersey State Police system for checking vehicle registrations on a random basis.

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