Comings and Goings

Comings and Goings

Every Monday on, Comings and Goings announces the arrivals and departures of top federal managers and executives. To submit an announcement, e-mail it to or fax it to 202-739-8511.


Dan L. Crippen has been appointed the director of the Congressional Budget Office. Crippen will replace June E. O'Neill, who in October told congressional leaders not to appoint her to a second term. Crippen's term runs until January 3, 2003.

President Clinton will nominate Dr. Joseph Bordogna as deputy director of the National Science Foundation. Bordogna has served as acting deputy director and chief operating officer of NSF since 1996. NSF initiates and supports long-term, merit-selected research in all scientific and engineering disciplines.

Former Maine Governor Joseph E. Brennan will take the reigns of the Federal Maritime Commission as commissioner. From 1987-1991 Brennan served as a congressman representing Maine's first district. From 1979-1987, he served as Governor. The Federal Maritime Commission regulates waterborne foreign and domestic offshore commerce, and assures fair international seaborne trade.

Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman has named Timothy J. Galvin as administrator of the Agriculture Department's Foreign Agricultural Service. Galvin replaces Lon Hatamiya who left the department Jan. 15 to serve as the secretary of the California Department of Trade and Commerce.

Paul R. Reilly, a member of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board since 1995, has been reappointed to a five-year term.


David Longanecker has resigned as assistant secretary for postsecondary education at the Education Department. Longanecker is the nation's longest serving assistant secretary of postsecondary education. Education Secretary Richard Riley said Longanecker "has been a tireless and very effective champion of efforts to provide Americans with universal access to affordable higher education."

Bruce McConnell will leave his position as chief of information policy and technology at the Office of Management and Budget to become the director of the International Y2K Cooperation Center. The center will facilitate greater information sharing among countries to promote and support regional efforts to address the Year 2000 computer problem.