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Terry Lutes

Henrik G. de Gyor

Craig Luigart

Rick Steele

Charlie Armstrong

J. Adam Fenster

IRS associate CIO for IT services Terry Lutes will retire at the end of the year after nearly 30 years of service, the IRS has said. Lutes said he plans to work in the private sector.
The Veterans Affairs Department has named Craig Luigart deputy CIO for health. Luigart had been serving as VA associate deputy assistant secretary for policies, plans and programs.

VA also named Robert Kolodner chief health informatics officer, a position he had held in an acting capacity.

Bruce Brody, who has been serving as associate CIO for cybersecurity at the Energy Department, is retiring at the end of the year.

Brody came to DOE in the summer of 2004 from the Veterans Affairs Department.

The Homeland Security Department has tapped Charlie Armstrong to be its deputy CIO.
Armstrong, the former CIO of DHS' Border and Transportation Directorate, started in mid-September and replaces Rear Adm. Ronald T. Hewitt, who had been acting deputy CIO since April. Hewitt has returned to his previous position as Coast Guard CIO.

The Agriculture Department announced earlier this month that Dave Combs is now its CIO, after having served in an acting position for the past three months.

Combs had been acting deputy CIO since June 2004.

Alan Wade, CIO of the Central Intelligence Agency'and until the creation of the Office of Director of National Intelligence, head of CIOs in the intelligence community'has retired after 36 years with the agency.

An agency spokeswoman said the CIA's new CIO is Al Tarasiuk Jr., another career officer with the agency.


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