The head of the General Services Administration resigned from her post Monday and two other officials were fired amid an investigation into excessive spending at a 2010 training conference.
The Senate confirmed the positions on Thursday, clearing a backlog of nominees by the Obama administration.
President Barack Obama has nominated Michael Huerta, the acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, to officially head the agency. Huerta, the deputy FAA administrator, has led the agency on an acting basis since December when former FAA head Randy Babbitt resigned in the wake of a drunken driving arrest.
The FBI\'s chief information officer, Chad Fulgham, will step down next month after three years at the helm of the agency\'s information technology efforts, the FBI announced in a release.
Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney criticized President Obama and \"thousands and thousands\" of federal workers, for creating an attack on free enterprise.
Shawn Osborne previously servied as president, CEO and director of Ulticom Inc., according to a TechAmerica release.
The Department of Health and Human Services taps Frank Baitman to be its new chief information officer. He comes to HHS from the Food and Drug Administration where he was an entrepreneur-in-residence.
The White House announced today President Barack Obama will appoint Todd Park to serve as the next federal chief technology officer. Park most recently served at the CTO of the Health and Human Services Department and fills the slot vacated by Aneesh Chopra, who stepped down last month after three years in the position.
Chris Smith is moving on after more than three years as the Agriculture Department\'s lead technology manager. He helped make major change to the agency\'s infrastructure, in part by moving email to the cloud.
Pat Tamburrino has been reassigned to be the chief of staff for the acting undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. He has led several initiatives including moving out of the NSPS and improving the speed of Defense hiring.
Nominations are now being accepted for the third annual Causey Awards. The awards honor exceptional performance by individuals in the human capital management field.
Van Hitch will work in the company\'s federal practice as an advisor to clients about long-term technology and transformational opportunities.
Van Dyck comes to the E-Government and IT office to work as a policy analyst after working at the FCC and most recently USAID.
Former Government Accountability Office Director of Homeland Security and Justice Issues Rich Stana never aspired to public service. As a newly-minted business school graduate, he interviewed for jobs at banks and companies, but didn't find them appealing. Then his dean suggested applying to GAO, where he could apply his business knowledge to auditing government programs. Stana never looked back. He retired in December after 35 years.