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Linda L. Jacksta, director of systems engineering in Customs and Border Protection's Office of Information and Technology, won the Government Leadership Award given this month by Women in Technology.

In her current job, which she's held since 2002, Jacksta and her team provide engineering and integration for Customs' mission-critical systems. It was the fifth annual Leadership Awards Banquet for WIT, a nonprofit organization in Alexandria, Va. The awards go to women in industry and government.

Other finalists this year for the government award were:
Sandra N. Bates, commissioner of the General Services Administration's Federal Technology Service;
Sharon A. Mazur, acting executive director in Customs and Border Protection's Modernization Office;
Marguerite R. Moccia, CIO of the Office of Science and Technology in the Justice Department's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; and
Teresa Sorrenti, program manager of GSA's Integrated Acquisition Environment.

Patrick Schambach, who recently announced his departure as Transportation Security Administration CIO, will join PEC Solutions Inc. as its general manager on June 1.

Schambach, who held various IT executive and management positions during his 32-year federal career, will lead the Fairfax, Va., IT services company's civilian e-government and infrastructure implementation practice.

Before joining TSA, Schambach was CIO of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, where he helped develop the managed support services model.

Prior to his service at ATF, Schambach spent more than 24 years at the Secret Service, where he was chief of the IRM Division.

Boston CIO Craig D. Burlingame will take over next month as CIO of the Massachusetts Trial Court in Boston.

Burlingame, who's spent more than 20 years in local and state IT, will assume leadership of MassCourts, the state court system's automation project, among other duties.

The Council for Excellence in Government is looking for a few good fellows.

The council is accepting, through June 18, applications for its Excellence in Government Fellows and E-government Fellows leadership development programs. It has conducted the yearlong programs for midlevel federal and state employees since 1988.

For online applications or more information, visit


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