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Kellie Lunney

Senior Correspondent Kellie Lunney covers federal pay and benefits issues, the budget process and financial management. After starting her career in journalism at Government Executive in 2000, she returned in 2008 after four years at sister publication National Journal writing profiles of influential Washingtonians. In 2006, she received a fellowship at the Ohio State University through the Kiplinger Public Affairs in Journalism program, where she worked on a project that looked at rebuilding affordable housing in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina. She has appeared on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, NPR and Feature Story News, where she participated in a weekly radio roundtable on the 2008 presidential campaign. In the late 1990s, she worked at the Housing and Urban Development Department as a career employee. She is a graduate of Colgate University.
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Robert Danbeck

September 15, 2005 Office of Personnel Management Robert Danbeck Chief Human Capital Officer, Associate Director of the Management Services Division After more than three decades in the private sector, Robert Danbeck entered public service in 2003. He says the Sept. 11 attacks played a role in that decision after an IBM career of ...

Scott J. Cameron

September 15, 2005 Interior Scott J. Cameron Deputy Assistant Secretary for Performance, Accountability and Human Resources Scott J. Cameron's background as a career employee, political appointee, legislative aide and top official at the Office of Management and Budget makes him uniquely qualified for his current position. Cameron, who began his federal career in ...

Linda Springer

September 15, 2005 Office of Personnel Management Linda Springer Director Linda Springer has her work cut out for her. As head of the Office of Personnel Management, she's at the center of the Bush administration's controversial drive to overhaul the federal personnel system. In June, the administration put forth draft legislation that would ...

C. Ford Heard

September 15, 2005 Veterans Affairs C. Ford Heard Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Materiel Management C. Ford Heard is a second-generation VA employee. His father ran a medical center for the department, and now Heard has risen through the ranks to manage a multibillion-dollar procurement and contracting program-one of the largest ...

Ed Hugler

September 15, 2005 Labor Ed Hugler Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management Operations, Senior Procurement Executive In his 28 years at the Labor Department, Ed Hugler has "seen a lot of things and also a lot of procurement dollars." Hugler, who is the department's deputy assistant secretary for administration and management and ...

Claude M. Bolton Jr.

September 15, 2005 Army Claude M. Bolton Jr. Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology The Army is at the center of the Iraq war and the federal government's reconstruction efforts there. And as the agency's top acquisition official, Claude M. Bolton Jr.'s responsibilities are daunting. He faces not only the typical challenges ...

Michael Harrison

September 15, 2005 Agriculture Michael Harrison Assistant Secretary for Administration Like many of his counterparts in other federal agencies, Michael Harrison has numerous responsibilities that fall under the general heading of "administration." As the Agriculture Department's assistant secretary for administration, Harrison also is the chief acquisition officer and the chief human capital officer. ...

Jay Anania

September 15, 2005 State Jay Anania Chief Information Officer In the mid-1980s, Jay Anania was in Mexico, getting Americans out of jail. A veteran of the Foreign Service, he began his career as a consular and management officer handling visas in Tijuana. Now, 21 years and six overseas posts later, Anania manages the ...

CDC chief touts improvements in meeting public health challenges

November 14, 2003 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a faster, more adaptable agency now than it was two years ago when it confronted the anthrax attacks, the agency's director said Friday. The threat of terrorism, coupled with a series of public health crises over the last two years, including the ...

Bill would give IGs fixed terms, personnel flexibilities

October 9, 2003 Agency inspectors general would serve 7-year terms and receive more flexibility in hiring and paying their employees under legislation a House lawmaker plans to introduce next week. Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn., will introduce a bill that aims to strengthen the independence of the government watchdogs, who currently can be removed ...