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Elizabeth (Beth) Niblock is the new Chief Information Officer at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

August 3, 2021: Elizabeth (Beth) Niblock has officially started as the new Chief Information Officer at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Niblock served as Chief Information Officer for the City of Detroit for the past seven years. Prior to that, she was Chief Information Officer for the Louisville Metro Government. HUD’s previous CIO, David Chow, left the agency in January after nearly three years in the role.
Col. Timothy M. Welter recently became the Vice Commander for the 512th Airlift Wing (AFRC)  
August 3, 2021: Col. Timothy M. Welter recently became the Vice Commander for the 512th Airlift Wing (AFRC). He succeeds former Vice Commander, Col. Norman B. Shaw, in the position. Prior to his current assignment Col. Welter served as IMA to Director of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Integration and Requirements, HQ, U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. from March 2021 – July 2021. Col. Welter received his commission in 1997 from the Air Force Academy and earned his wings at Laughlin AFB, Texas, as a C-5 pilot. Since then, Col. Welter has held various positions throughout his career to include C-5 Instructor Aircraft Commander, Flight Commander, 709th AS, Dover AFB, Delaware, Joint Mobility Operations Officer, Joint Transportation Reserve Unit, U.S Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Illinois, and Commander, 709th AS, Dover AFB, Delaware, among others. He was also the first-ever Chief of the Reserve Integration division (AF/REXA) embedded in the Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability (AFWIC), which evolved into Air Force Futures. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, a Master of Science in Management from the University of Maryland University College, Adelphia, Maryland, a Master of Art in Political Science from University of Missouri, St. Louis, a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from the National War College, Ft. McNair, Washington, D.C., and a Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science from University of Missouri, St. Louis.
MGen. Michele H. Bredenkamp recently became the new Commanding General of the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command  
August 3, 2021: MGen. Michele H. Bredenkamp recently became the new Commanding General of the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM). She succeeds former Commanding General, MGen. Gary W. Johnston, in the position. MGen. Bredenkamp earned her commission in the Reserve Officer Training Corps. Following her Military Intelligence (MI) Officer Basic Course, she spent her formative years as a Platoon Leader and Executive Officer in Alpha Company, 102d MI Battalion, 2d Infantry Division, Republic of Korea, the Intelligence Officer for 2nd Battalion, 82nd Aviation Brigade, and as the Assistant Operations Officer for the 313th MI Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Since then, she has held various joint and operational assignments to include Director of Intelligence, United States Forces Korea/Deputy Director of Intelligence, Combined Forces Command, Republic of Korea, Assistant Chief of Staff, CJ2, Combined Joint Task Force-101 OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Afghanistan, G2, 82d Airborne Division, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, Iraq, and Assistant Plans Officer, 501st MI Brigade, Republic of Korea, among others. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Spring Hill Jesuit College, a master’s degree from Louisiana State University, and a Master of Military Art and Science from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.
Aleine Cohen has been appointed as Deputy Chief Information Officer for the State of Delaware's Technology and Information Department.  
August 3, 2021: Aleine Cohen has been appointed as Deputy Chief Information Officer for the State of Delaware's Technology and Information Department. Ms. Cohen has served as the department's Deputy Attorney General, as an Assistant County Attorney for the New Castle County Office of Law, as an Attorney for the Delaware office of DLA Piper, LLP, and as a Judicial Law Clerk for Chief Justice Myron T. Steele in the Delaware Supreme Court. She earned an undergraduate degree at Fordham University and a JD at the University of Louisville's Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. Deputy CIO is a new position in the State of Delaware.
The Governor of Alabama has appointed Bill Poole to be the State Finance Director  
August 3, 2021: The Governor of Alabama has appointed Bill Poole to be State Finance Director. Mr. Poole has served as an Alabama State Representative (Republican-Tuscaloosa), as Education Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, as Chairman of Innovate Alabama, as Chairman of the Tuscaloosa County Legislation Committee, and as a City Attorney and Prosecutor for Brookwood, AL. He earned a BA in business management at the University of Alabama in 1997 and a JD at the University of Alabama School of Law in 2004. Mr. Poole replaces retiring Director Kelly Butler.
Eric Gilmore has been named the new permanent Public Safety Director for Escambia County, FL  
August 3, 2021: Eric Gilmore has been named the new permanent Public Safety Director for Escambia County, FL. He had been the county's interim public safety director since Dec. 24, 2020, when he was tapped to replace former director, Jason Rogers, who resigned from the county late last year. Gilmore has worked for the Florida Department of Health since 2004, serving as a planner, public health preparedness director, and most recently regional emergency response advisor for a 10-county region. He is also the district chief of the McDavid Station of Escambia Fire Rescue.
The Metropolitan King County Council appointed Tamer Abouzeid as the new Director of The Office of Law Enforcement  
August 3, 2021: The Metropolitan King County Council appointed a Chicago social activist, lawyer, investigator, and progressive police reformer, Tamer Abouzeid, as the new Director of The Office of Law Enforcement. He attended the University of Illinois-Chicago and Georgetown University Law School and worked as an investigator of police misconduct in Chicago.