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Northern Virginia Workforce Investment Board appointed David Hunn as its new executive director. Hunn brings nearly 15 years of experience in human service and work force development at the local and regional levels. Before joining the board, Hunn was the founding director of the Northern Virginia Regional Partnership. The board works through partnerships with business, economic development and education, as well as delivers training services to job seekers. It also works with businesses to identify employment opportunities in the region.

American Management Systems Inc., a Fairfax, Va., international business and information technology consulting firm, hired Rodney Matsushima, a recognized expert in government procurement and former naval officer, as a senior manager for Acquisition Business Solutions in AMS' Federal Defense Group. Matsushima will draw from his more than 30 years of Department of Defense and e-procurement expertise to develop business and lead initiatives.Anteon Corp., a Fairfax, Va., information technology and engineering solutions company, announced that the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Hawaii Chapter has created, "The Capt. James Hickerson Scholarship Award for Academic Achievement," in honor of Jim Hickerson, program manager of Anteon's Hawaii office. Before joining Anteon, he completed a 30-year career as a naval aviator, flying a variety of fighter aircraft. He was also a prisoner of war for five years in Vietnam.

Henry Cox, chief technical officer and senior vice president of Orincon Corp. International, Arlington, Va., and Donald Winter, president and chief executive officer of TRW Systems in Reston, Va., are among the 74 newly elected members of the National Academy of Engineering. Academy membership honors those who have made important contributions to engineering theory and practice and those who have demonstrated unusual accomplishment in the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology. Cox was cited for contributions to Navy sonars and the development of undersea acoustic superiority. Winter was cited for his contributions to high-powered laser technologies and defense applications.

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