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Rick Noriega has been appointed by the Harris County, TX, Commissioners Court to serve as the Interim Chief Information Officer/Universal Services Executive Director

September 25, 2020: Rick Noriega has been appointed by the Harris County, TX, Commissioners Court to serve as the Interim Chief Information Officer/Universal Services Executive Director. Noriega retired as the CEO of Ronald McDonald House Houston, a nonprofit that serves families with seriously ill children. He is a former former member of the Texas House of Representatives from District 145 in eastern Houston, first elected in 1998. He was the 2008 Democratic nominee for the United States Senate against one-term Republican incumbent John Cornyn. Noriega is also a retired Major General in the Texas Army National Guard. He replaces Bruce High.

MGen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn is the new Deputy Commanding General for Military & International Operations for the US Army Corps of Engineers

  
September 25, 2020: MGen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn recently became the new Deputy Commanding General for Military & International Operations for the Chief of Engineers / US Army Corps of Engineers. He succeeds former Deputy Commanding General, MGen. Anthony C. Funkhouser. MGen. Milhorn has held many leadership positions throughout his career, including Deputy Commander of I Corps and Commanding General of the Pacific Ocean Division of the US Army Corps of Engineers. Prior to his current position, MGen. Milhorn served as the Commanding General of the North Atlantic Division of the US Army Corps of Engineers. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and is a Distinguished Military Graduate of the University of Florida. He also has a Master’s Degree in Construction Engineering & Project Management from the University of Texas at Austin.

Maj. Gen. Mark D. Camerer assumed command of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ

  
September 25, 2020: Maj. Gen. Mark D. Camerer assumed command of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, on September 23rd. He replaced Maj. Gen. John R. Gordy, II. Prior his current assignment Maj. Gen. Camerer was the director of Strategic Plans, Requirements & Programs, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Illinois. Maj. Gen. Gordy will become the Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon. General Camerer earned his commission through the Air Force ROTC at the University of Wyoming in 1989 and has held various positions at the squadron, group, wing, major command and combatant command levels throughout his career. He is a command pilot with over 3,750 total flight hours and more than 745 combat and combat support flight hours in the C-17A and KC-135A/R/Q aircraft. He has participated in numerous operations and contingencies including operations Iraqi Freedon, Enduring Freedom, Noble Eagle, Verdi Dragon, Anaconda, Northern Watch, Southern Watch, Deny Flight, Allied Force and Restore Hope.

Allen R. Souza has been nominated by President Trump to be Inspector General of the Intelligence Community in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

  
September 25, 2020: Allen R. Souza has been nominated by President Trump to be Inspector General of the Intelligence Community in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Souza is a member of the National Security Council a, serving as Principal Deputy Senior Director for Intelligence Programs. He is a former aide to California Congressman Devin Nunes. Souza was also a legal counsel for the National Security Agency. Thomas Monheim is currently serving as the acting Inspector General since Michael Atkinson was dismissed by President Trump in April of this year.

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has appointed Dae’Jah Graves-Buafo as Special Assistant for Constituent Services and Community Engagement

  
September 25, 2020: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has appointed Dae’Jah Graves-Buafo as Special Assistant for Constituent Services and Community Engagement. Prior to her appointment, Dae’Jah served as an intern with the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s office working with board appointments. An Arlington native, Dae’Jah graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Virginia State University where she studied Political Science. She is continuing her education at Regent University, pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree.

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has appointed Grace Kelly as Deputy Director of the Office for Intergovernmental Affairs

  
September 25, 2020: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has appointed Grace Kelly as Deputy Director of the Office for Intergovernmental Affairs. She previously served as Policy Assistant and Confidential Assistant to the Governor’s Counsel in the Office of the Governor since January 2018. She worked as Assistant to the Campaign Manager on the Ralph Northam for Governor campaign and has held positions in government relations in Washington, D.C. She is a native of Alexandria and a graduate of Wheaton College in Massachusetts.

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshears has appointed Leslie Stith of Guston as County Judge/Executive of Meade County

  
September 25, 2020: Kentucky Governor Andy Beshears has appointed Leslie Stith of Guston as County Judge/Executive of Meade County. Leslie Stith is a retired agriculture industry representative and farmer. A Democrat, Stith was his party’s nominee in 2016 for the 5th District state Senate seat. Although he lost by a 2-1 margin in the six-county district to Republican Steve Meredith, Stith did carry Meade County. He replaces Gerry Lynn, who passed away September 6, 2020.