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David Drabkin

David Drabkin is leaving his job as the General Services Administration's deputy associate administrator for acquisition policy to join the State Department's Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator.

Drabkin, a former Defense Department procurement official, has worked on agency and governmentwide acquisition at GSA since 2000. He also is a member of the Federal Acquisition Regulations Council.

Awards at IRMCO

Wesley Miller, chief of management and control for the Army's budget office, received the Interagency Resources Management Council's highest honor at its recent conference in Cambridge, Md.

IRMCO gave its team award to the Interior Department's National Business Center
E-Payroll
project for helping consolidate 26 payroll providers into four.

For the most of last two years, Miller has managed the budgetary resources for the rebuilding of Iraq, including an $18.4 billion budget to help restore Iraqi oil production and electricity infrastructure.

The National Business Center's E-Payroll team, led by center director Tim Vigotsky, helped eliminate seven legacy systems and enabled greater standardization of payroll and personnel data.

Also at IRMCO, the CIO Council honored three individuals and one project team with its first annual awards.

Sandra Smith, who works for the Agriculture Department and the CIO Council's IT Workforce committee, was the technical project lead in developing the council's IT Roadmap tool, which lets employees assess competencies, identify skills gaps and develop action plans to further their careers.

Floyd Groce, co-chairman of the Defense Department's Enterprise Software Initiative, was recognized for his leadership in DOD's efforts to get volume discounts for software products.

Mark Luttner, director of the Environmental Protection Agency's Information Collection Office, won for his leadership on EPA's Environmental Information Exchange Network.

The General Services Administration's Core.gov project team received the CIO Council's first group award.

The GSA team of Annie Barr, Lee Ellis and Marion Royal helped establish an enterprise architecture component registry to increase the adoption of common business practices.

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