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  • DHS cyber executive Weatherford leaving

    Mark Weatherford, the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity, will leave the agency on April 12 after accepting a job in the private sector.

  • MSPB exonerates Prouty for role in GSA’s Western Regions Conference

    Paul Prouty, the former GSA Region 8 commissioner, won his appeal of the agency’s decision to fire him in the wake of the Western Regions Conference scandal last April. The Merit Systems Protection Board’s administrative judge found “no evidence” of wrongdoing by Prouty.

  • Agency CAOs fear budget woes put workforce at risk

    Many contracting reform efforts over the past few years have focused on building up the federal acquisition workforce. Now, faced with near-crippling budget uncertainty, agency acquisition officials are worried the progress of the past few years could stall. Nick Nayak, chief procurement officer at the Homeland Security Department, discusses Federal News Radio’s exclusive survey of chief acquisition officers on In Depth with Francis Rose.

  • Top Leaders in Federal Service – Nominee List

    Federal News Radio received many nominations from our readers and listeners for the special report, Top Leaders in Federal Service. Here’s a complete list of all the nominees.

  • Sequestration gives federal IT a crisis of confidence

    Steven VanRoekel, the federal CIO, said the PortfolioStat approach will help agencies manage through these tough budget times. He said agency technology investments could take a hit as the automatic spending cuts become real.

  • Low morale? You’re not alone, new federal survey shows

    Sequestration? Furloughs? Pay freeze? Fed bashing? Poor leadership? The list of morale killers goes on and on. A new Federal News Radio survey on employee morale and leadership — part of our special report, Leaders in Federal Service — shows just how bad people are feeling in the federal workforce.

  • Making a difference … the right way

    Leadership expert John Baldoni helped to judge the nominations for Federal News Radio’s Top Leaders in Federal Service awards. The experience proved to be an eye-opening one for Baldoni, who says he has a new admiration for “the men and women of integrity who toil to the best of their ability to make a positive difference.”

  • Pelberg creates supportive environment to help IRS staff succeed

    Top Leaders in Federal Service award winner Marcia Pelberg considers herself a “servant leader” rather than a general. She’s been praised for creating an environment at the Internal Revenue Service that helps staff members to achieve success.

  • CDC’s Rothwell epitomizes ‘top shelf’ leadership

    Overseeing the Division of Vital Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Md., Charles Rothwell was called a man who “epitomizes everything a top shelf leader should be.” He has been named one of Federal News Radio’s Top Leaders in Federal Service.

  • Four generations of public service help Williams succeed at Energy

    With 30 years of experience as a federal employee, Thomas Williams considers the government a great place to work. He even encouraged his youngest daughter to follow in the footsteps of her father, grandfather and great-grandfather. His leadership skills have earned him the honor of being names one of Federal News Radio’s Top Leaders in Federal Service.