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Reynolds Cahoon

Mark Krzysko

Veterans Affairs Department CIO Ed Meagher starts a new job this week as VA's chief technology officer. Meagher volunteered for the CTO position, which has been vacant since September 2003.

VA CIO Robert McFarland said he does not intend to fill the deputy CIO position immediately.

Meagher, who has been deputy CIO since 2001, is also president of the executive board of the Association for Federal Information Resource Management.

The National Archives and Records Administration has promoted Reynolds Cahoon, the agency's CIO for the past 10 years, to a new position promoting and educating other agencies about using electronic records. Cahoon will be NARA's first senior adviser of electronic records.

NARA archivist Allen Weinstein also appointed Martha Morphy, director for information resources policy and projects, as acting CIO.

The Federal Aviation Administration has tapped David Bowen as its new CIO and assistant administrator for information services. He replaces former CIO Daniel Mehan, who retired from the FAA last September.
Mark Krzysko, until recently the deputy director of Defense procurement and acquisition policy, is now assistant deputy undersecretary of Defense for strategic sourcing and acquisition processes.

Krzysko reports to Paul Brinkley, deputy undersecretary of Defense and director of the newly established Business Transformation Agency, and now serves as the primary adviser on issues related to acquisition sourcing processes and initiatives across DOD.

Mark Tanner, former director of the FBI's Foreign Terrorist Tracking Task Force, has joined Collabraspace Inc. of Annapolis, Md., as business director for law enforcement and homeland security. Tanner retired Jan. 3 after a 22-year career at the bureau.

Meg Levine,/b> has been named the new director of New York state's Office for Technology, and Michael Mittleman has been named chief information officer.


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