GCN executives of the year


Bruce James, public printer, Government Printing Office

Army Brig. Gen. Susan Lawrence, director of command, control, communications and computers, Central Command


Jim Williams, project manager for the Homeland Security Department's U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology program

Dave Wenngeren, Navy Department CIO


Dawn C. Meyerriecks, Defense Information Systems Agency chief technology officer

Kim Nelson, Environmental Protection Agency CIO


Lt. Gen. Steven Boutelle, Army CIO

Steven Cooper, Homeland Security Department CIO


(This year's awards honored the top government executives of the previous 20 years)

Former Rep. Jack Brooks

Army Lt. Gen. Emmett Paige Jr., Ret.


Joseph R. Cipriano, Navy program executive officer for IT and enterprise acquisition

Jackie Fletcher, Mint associate director and CIO


David Borland, Army vice director of Information Systems C4
James J. Jasinski, program manager of the FBI's Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System


Kathleen N. Adams, Social Security Administration assistant deputy commissioner

Marvin Langston, Defense deputy CIO


Navy Vice Adm. Arthur K. Cebrowski, president of the Naval War College

Anne F. Thompson Reed, Agriculture Department CIO


Army Lt. Gen. Douglas D. Buchholz, Joint Chiefs of Staff director of C4 Systems

Frank P. Pugliese Jr., Federal Supply Service commissioner


Navy Rear Adm. John A. Gauss. Defense Information Systems Agency deputy director

Stephen Meltzer, Federal Computer Acquisition Center director


Rep. Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), speaker of the House of Representatives


Cynthia Kendall, deputy assistant Defense secretary

Henry H. Philcox, IRS CIO


Renato A. DiPentima, Social Security Administration deputy commissioner for systems

Army Lt. Gen. Alonzo Short, Defense Information Systems General Services Agency director


Paul A. Strassmann, director of Defense Information


Richard G. Austin, administrator of the General Services Administration


Donald J. Atwood, deputy secretary of Defense


Army Lt. Gen. John T. Myers, director of the Defense Communications Agency


Joseph R. Wright Jr., director of the Office of Management and Budget


Rear Adm. Harry S. Quast, director IRM


Rep. Frank Horton, (R-N.Y.) House Government Operations Committee ranking minority member

Donald C. Latham, assistant secretary of Defense for 3CI


James H. Burrows, director of the Institute for Computer Sciences and Technology

Rep. Charlie Rose (D-N.C.)

Joseph R. Wright, Office of Management and Budget deputy director


Ralph Bledsoe, special assistant to the president, White House Office of Policy Development

Rep. Jack Brooks (D-Texas), chairman of the House Government Operations Committee

Frank J. Carr, commissioner of the General Services Administration's IRM Service

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