The 2012 IJIS Institute Member Appreciation Award goes to law enforcement and police safety software provider Spillman Technologies.
The institute bestowed the award on Jan. 19 to Spillman for its outstanding contributions to the achievements of several IJIS Institute committees. The Member Appreciation Award is given twice a year.
The IJIS Institute is a nonprofit organization that brings the public and private sectors together to improve mission-critical information sharing for justice, public safety, and homeland security.
Posted by FCW Staff on Jan 31, 2012 at 12:45 PM0 comments
White House senior aide Tom Gavin is leaving the president’s staff to join the Information Technology Industry Council as its vice president for external affairs, according to a report from The Hill newspaper.
Gavin most recently served as White House special assistant to the president and director of Cabinet communications, as well as director of media affairs.
He also previously was an aide at the Office of Management and Budget and worked for former Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W. Va., for nine years.
He starts at the technology trade group in mid-February, according to the report.
Posted by Alice Lipowicz on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:59 AM0 comments
President Barack Obama has nominated new leaders for the Army Materiel Command, which provides technology, acquisition support, materiel development, logistics power projection, and sustainment.
Obama nominated Lt. Gen. Dennis L. Via for the grade of general and assignment as commanding general of AMC in Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via serves as the current deputy commanding general and chief of staff of AMC.
Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion has been nominated to be Via's replacement and for promotion to lieutenant general. McQuistion currently serves as commanding general of Army Sustainment Command in Rock Island, Ill.
Posted by FCW Staff on Jan 25, 2012 at 1:55 PM0 comments