Diaz to become a CIO at Homeland Security

Diaz to become a CIO at Homeland Security

Veteran federal IT manager Deborah Diaz has been named CIO of the Homeland Security Department's Science and Technology Directorate.

Diaz formerly worked in the office of department CIO Steve Cooper, said Michelle Petrovich, spokeswoman for the directorate. Diaz will succeed its former CIO, Bob Sheppard. She was acting director of policy, management and enterprise architecture and acting director of information application solutions.

Before joining DHS, Diaz was deputy associate administrator of the General Services Administration for the FirstGov portal. Earlier, she worked for 12 years as a technology administrator in foreign affairs agencies, including the Agency for International Development.

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