Education Department appoints Luis Lopez as chief information officer 

Luis Lopez will move into the role of CIO on Dec. 18.

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Biden administration names Ann Lewis director of GSA’s Technology Transformation Services


Ann Lewis joins TTS from a private sector C-suite role and was previously a technology policy adviser at SBA.

FDIC appoints Sanjeev Purohit as new acting deputy CIO and CTO


Purohit last month took over from Julie Berarducci, who has left federal government.

Senior Executives Association elects 3 new board members


Javier Inclán, chief information officer for the National Science Foundation's Office of Inspector General, is among them.

VA appoints a human resources leader within its Office of Information Technology


Devon Beard joins the Office of People Science within the VA’s IT department.

Biden administration cyber apprenticeship sprint creates 194 new programs


42% of cyber apprentices hired through the recruitment push are people of color.

Department of Energy chief data officer leaves for private sector


The technology leader joins engineering and security services firm Boston Government Services.

Biden to nominate Danny Werfel as IRS commissioner


Werfel will have $80 billion — including $4.8 billion for modernizing business systems and cybersecurity monitoring — at his disposal via the Inflation Reduction Act.

Shila Cooch joins Energy as Office of Science CIO


In a LinkedIn post, Cooch says she considers her specialty to be managing "monumental" organizational change.

US Marshals chief technology officer to join DHS


Christine Finnelle takes up a new role as director of enterprise architecture within the Office of the CTO at DHS.

FCC establishes new bureau dedicated to satellite industry oversight  


The agency has set up a new space bureau intended to acknowledge the increasing importance of satellites to achieving the United States’ broadband goals.