Rod Beckstrom, ICANN\'s president and CEO, announced that after he finishes his current term, which ends in July 2012, he\'ll step down. The low-profile nonprofit organization is tasked with managing top-level Internet domains.
Diane Braunstein is the associate commissioner of the Social Security Administration\'s Office of International Programs.
\"Music is just the universal language,\" said Jane Leche, the lead singer of the Fiddlin\' Foresters, the official band of the U.S. Forest Service. The musicians use old-time folk music to spread the message of nature conservation.
Katherine McIntire Peters is the Executive Editor of Government Executive.
Kim Nazi is an analyst with the VA\'s Veterans and Consumers Health Informatics Office and a 2011 Service to America Medal finalist in the Citizen Services category.
Kim Ainsworth is the executive director of the Boston Federal Executive Board.
Lisa Makosewski is the executive director of the Philadelphia Federal Executive Board.
Francine Roby is the executive director of the San Francisco Federal Executive Board.
Rose Garland is the executive director of the St. Louis Federal Executive Board.
Federal News Radio asked for photos of you at work. We received snapshots from federal employees all across the country.
A dozen of the country\'s Federal Executive Board executive directors share the highlights and challenges of being a federal employee in their region.
Jeff Baker works for the Energy Department in Golden, Colo. He said good communication between headquarters and the field starts by understanding, listening, learning and remembering why each employee is at the agency in the first place.
An exclusive Federal News Radio survey of federal employees who work in Washington and those who work outside the D.C. metro area reveals a wide gap in opinions of each other. More than half of all federal workers outside of D.C. said their Washington office doesn\'t pay enough attention to them. Employees in Washington called their field offices essential and helpful.
Gloria Uyehara is the executive director of Honolulu\'s Federal Executive Board.