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The Office of Management and Budget has named Tim Young its new associate administrator for e-government and IT.

Young, a political appointee, replaces Tad Anderson, who returned to the private sector after almost nine months in the position.

Young will oversee the planning and implementation of e-government priorities including meeting the goals of the President's Management Agenda.

Prior to his new job, Young managed the internal efficiency and effectiveness e-government projects portfolio since last September.

Doug Bourgeois, who has been CIO at the Patent and Trademark Office for three years, is leaving to become director of the Interior Department's National Business Center.

Bourgeois will leave PTO on Sept. 3, an agency official said. Deputy CIO Ronald Hack will take over as acting CIO.

The patent office is in the midst of a transition to electronic processing of patent and trademark information.

Bourgeois said PTO's computerization process is on track and progressing well. 'We completed last week the final training class for the Patents Image File Wrapper system, which provides an online means for patent examiners to examine the content of patent application files,' he said. 'Most importantly, it does away with the paper-based file that preceded it.'

Bourgeois will succeed Timothy G. Vigotsky, who is retiring, as NBC director. The center maintains a large operations center in Denver as well as facilities elsewhere to provide systems management and general-purpose computing hosting to Interior and other agencies.

Joseph Rozek left the private sector last week and returned to the White House as a special assistant to the president and senior director for domestic counterterrorism.

For a little more than a year, Rozek had been employed by System Planning Corp. of Arlington, Va., as vice president for security, operations and technology. He came to SPC after serving as senior director for threat countermeasures and incident management in the Office of Homeland Security from November 2001 until May 2003.

The Defense Department this month announced changes in IT leadership positions in Washington.

Maj. Gen. David F. Melcher has added a star as a lieutenant general and been assigned as the Army's deputy chief of staff for programs. His new office oversees the service's efforts at modernizing its business systems. Melcher is currently the office's director of program analysis and evaluation.

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