There was an awful lot of movement in the federal IT community over the last few weeks. There was maybe none more surprising than Sonny Hashmi’s decision to leave as the chief information officer of the General Services Administration. Now we know who made him an offer he couldn’t refuse.
Greg Godbout is leaving his job as executive director of the General Services Administration’s 18F innovation lab in early April.
Sonny Hashmi, GSA’s CIO since January 2014, is leaving government for the private sector. Cheryl Cook spent almost three years at USDA’s CIO before leaving government earlier this month.
The Senate on Monday confirmed Michelle Lee as director of the Patent and Trademark Office. She had been deputy director since January 2014.
Michael Johnson heads over to the Energy Department from the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the White House. He starts on March 10.
Colleen Kelley will be stepping down after four terms as president of the National Treasury Employees Union.
Former GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini will start a new job as chief operating officer of Artemis Real Estate Partners on March 30.
By ERICA WERNER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Loretta Lynch won approval from a key Senate committee Thursday to serve as the nation’s next attorney general, as divided Republicans clashed over her support for President…
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald apologized anew Tuesday for erroneously claiming he served in the military’s special forces, and veterans groups and lawmakers appeared ready to accept his expression of regret.
Jeremy Grant has led the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) program since 2011. His last day will be in April.