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Mark Boster has been named chief operating officer for PlatinumSolutions Inc., Reston, Va. Boster, who is a former deputy assistant attorney general for Information Resources Management and effectively chief information officer at the Justice Department, most recently was an independent consultant on the federal government and has served on PlatinumSolutions' board of advisors for the past year.

Mike Smith was named to the Northern Virginia Technology Council Foundation board of trustees. Smith, executive vice president of Euro RSCG Magnet and general manager of Magnet Communications in Washington, will help re-brand the NVTC Foundation to a broader audience and raise donations for the NVTC Foundation.

Betty Kelepecz joined Crossflo Systems Inc. of San Diego as senior vice president of the company's integrated law enforcement and maritime security solutions division. Kelepecz in 1997 became the first woman in the 126-year history of the Los Angeles Police Department to attain the rank of commander.

Former Assistant Secretary of the Army for manpower and reserve affairs Patrick Henry has been named to the board of directors for DefenseWeb Technologies Inc., Fredericksburg, Va. Most recently Henry was vice president for federal marketing at Delta Dental of California and president of the Henry Consulting Group, Burke, Va.

Marcus Sachs joined SRI International of Menlo Park, Calif., as director of Washington operations for the Cyber Security Research and Development Center, administered under contract with the Homeland Security Department's Science and Technology Directorate. Sachs is a retired Army officer and was previously director for communication infrastructure protection in the White House Office of Cyberspace Security.

William Hoover resigned as president and COO of Dynamics Research Corp., Andover, Mass. Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James Regan will re-assume Hoover's responsibilities. The company has no immediate plans to replace Hoover.

Wendy Pangburn joined Heidrick and Struggles of Washington as a partner in the technology executive recruiting team. Pangburn most recently was executive director of the Chief Executive Organization, an international membership organization, and was president of Pangburn & Associates, a Washington political, corporate and charitable event company.

Lee Ramsayer joined Intelliworks Inc., Rockville, Md., as vice president of sales. Ramsayer most recently was general manager of state and local government sales and consulting for Microsoft Corp.

James Reaves, formerly of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, has joined Centurum Inc. of Arlington, Va., as director of systems engineering. The company also promoted Bradley Geiger to general manager of West Coast operations, where he will oversee day-to-day operations of Centurum's San Diego office. Most recently, he was director of operations and technical director.

David Chipman was named senior vice president and deputy sector manager for health care at Apptis Inc., Chantilly, Va. Chipman was vice president of professional services at Identix, where he was responsible for delivery of biometric solutions to law enforcement and national governments globally.

When Arthur Veitch, executive of General Dynamics Corp.'s Combat Systems Group, retires July 1, Charles Hall, now president of General Dynamics Land Systems, will succeed him. David Heebner, senior vice president of planning and development will succeed Hall, and Phebe Novakovic, vice president of strategic planning, will replace Heebner.

Mike Daniels was elected to the board of directors of Apogen Technologies Inc., McLean, Va. Daniels is former chairman of Network Solutions Inc. and was a senior vice president at Science Applications International Inc.

Raytheon Co., Waltham, Mass., named Susan Baumgarten, Jon Jones and William Lynn as company officers. Baumgarten is vice president and deputy general manager of Raytheon Technical Services Co. Jones is vice president and deputy general manager of Raytheon Missile Systems. Lynn is vice president of government operations and strategy.

Teri Wiegman joined government business development firm Onvia Inc. of Seattle as vice president of marketing. Wiegman most recently was a principal with consultancy The Resonance Group.

Peg Williams joined Cray Inc. of Seattle as senior vice president responsible for the company's software and hardware engineering efforts for Cray X1E, XT3 and XD1 supercomputers, as well as research and development projects, including those known as Cascade and Rainier. Williams most recently was president of IBM's Database Technology division.

Parney Albright has stepped down as assistant secretary for programs, plans and budgets at the Homeland Security Department's Science and Technology Directorate.

Michael Barnett was named chief financial officer of Analytical Services Inc., Huntsville, Ala. Barnett has spent the past 12 years at government contractors, including, formerly, Computer Sciences Corp., Quality Research Inc. and Science Applications International Inc.

Patrick Baudouin was named senior vice president of Europe, Middle East and Africa sales for IT services company Trados Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif. He most recently held a similar position for content management company iManage.

Juan Gonzalez was named director and Mid-Atlantic practice leader of IT consultancy RSM McGladrey Inc., Bethesda, Md. Human resources IT executive Gonzalez comes to the consultancy from Constellation Energy.

Former Army Gen. Paul Kern joined Battelle Science and Technology International, Columbus, Ohio, as vice president and senior advisor on homeland security and national defense. Kern led the Army Materiel Command and serves on the board of directors for Anteon International Inc. and EDO Corp.

Retired Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Ronald Beckwith joined Alaska Native-owned Chenaga Technical Services Corp., Anchorage Alaska, as senior vice president in charge of the company's intelligence and operations group. After leaving the Marines, Beckwith founded consultancy LeeCor Inc.

Nick Stavropoulos was named to the board of directors for Dynamics Research Corp., Andover Mass. He also will serve on the board's audit committee. Stavropoulos is president of KeySpan Energy Delivery natural gas utility.

David Webster joined social enterprise management software developer Curam Software Inc., McLean, Va., as vice president of sales for the Asia Pacific region.

Former Maj. Gen. John Meyer Jr. retired as CEO and president of Allied Defense Group Inc., Vienna, Va. The board named the general manager for the company's subsidiary Mecar S.A., former Maj. Gen. John Marcello, to succeed Meyer.

Steve Shanck was named president and general manager of General Dynamics Corp. division, General Dynamic Network Systems of Needham, Mass. Shanck will direct the division's Chantilly, Va., international systems unit and Page Europa S.p.A., the company's European entity in Rome.

Former Drug Enforcement Administration executive Bob Richel joined IT security provider Subsystem Technologies Inc., Rosslyn, Va., as chief administrative officer. Richel will manage administrative operations and spearhead projects with the Homeland Security and Justice departments.

Wall Street analyst John Merrick joined the faculty of the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg and Reston, Va., and will teach in both the full-time and executive MBA programs.

Steven Missimer is now regional director for enterprise architecture and software developer Everware Inc., Fairfax, Va. Missimer will focus on opportunities in the federal market.

Northrop Grumman Corp. brought in Carl Alleyne, Mark Casady and Gorik Hossepian as vice presidents in its Woodland Hills, Calif., electronic systems sector. Hossepian, formerly program management director for Honeywell Aerospace, is vice president of situational awareness systems. Casady comes to the job of vice president of navigation and positioning systems from Raytheon Corp., where he was director of precision guidance systems. Alleyne was promoted to vice president of components, commercial and overhaul and repair from manager of software engineering for space systems.

Ken Fang, president and CEO of software consultancy Altum Inc., Reston, Va., was named to the board of the National Grants Management Association, which aims to bring together grant-making agencies and grant recipients.

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