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Matt Hayden is now serving as Acting Assistant Secretary for Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk and Resilience at the Department of Homeland Security.

October 27, 2020: Matt Hayden is now serving as Acting Assistant Secretary for Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk and Resilience at the Department of Homeland Security. Hayden joined DHS in January 2017 as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the agency’s Private Sector Office. He has been a Senior Advisor to the Director for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) since January of this year. Prior to joining DHS, Hayden worked for the National Disability Rights Network for over a decade. Hayden takes over this new role from Sam Kaplan, who accepted a position in the private sector.
MCPO. Alex Hebert is the new Command Senior Enlisted Leader for Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa  
October 27, 2020: MCPO. Alex Hebert is the new Command Senior Enlisted Leader for Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa. He succeeds CMSgt. Jeff L. Dintleman in the position. MCPO Hebert enlisted in the United States Navy in 1991 and is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 156/Brown), and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Enlisted Leadership School 2016. He has held numerous positions throughout his career, including Aviation Electronics Technician aboard the USS Saratoga (CV 60), USS Enterprise (CVN 65), USS Kennedy (CV 67) and USS Roosevelt (CVN 71), and Command Master Chief, Assault Craft Unit 4. Prior to his current assignment, MCPO. Hebert served as the Command Master Chief, Center for Security Forces.
BGen. David S. Doyle was recently named the new Commanding General for the Joint Readiness Training Center & Fort Polk  
October 27, 2020: BGen. David S. Doyle was recently named the new Commanding General for the Joint Readiness Training Center & Fort Polk. He succeeds former Commanding General, BGen. Patrick D. Frank in the position. BGen. Doyle received his commission in the Infantry from the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he graduated with a B.S. in Military History in 1993. His first assignment was with 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) joining the battalion on operational deployment to Panama. Since then he has served in numerous leadership positions, including Director of Operations, CJ3, Combined Joint Task Force, Operation Inherent Resolve in Baghdad, Iraq, and Deputy Commanding General –Support, 82nd Airborne Division. BGen. Doyle is also a Distinguished Graduate from the National War College.
Michael J. Newman has been confirmed by the Senate as U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio  
October 27, 2020: Michael J. Newman has been confirmed by the Senate as U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio, in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Judge Newman’s nomination was approved by a vote of 67-30. He has served as a Magistrate Judge for the same district since 2011. Prior to taking the bench, Judge Newman served in private practice for the Cincinnati law firm Dinsmore & Stohl.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has named Jonathan Fahey Acting Principal Legal Advisor  
October 27, 2020: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has named Jonathan Fahey Acting Principal Legal Advisor. Fahey has been with DHS as a Senior Advisor since March 2020. He is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney, serving in the Eastern District of Virginia from 2002 to 2019. By statute, the Principal Legal Advisor represents DHS in immigration removal proceedings before the Executive Office for Immigration Review.
Stephanie Tom has been reappointed Deputy Director of Broadband and Digital Literacy at the California Department of Technology  
October 27, 2020: Stephanie Tom has been reappointed Deputy Director of Broadband and Digital Literacy at the California Department of Technology, where she has served in that position since 2018. Tom held several positions at Oracle Corporation from 1999 to 2018, including Director of Sales Programs, Director of Executive Engagement, Director of Customer References, Senior Education Solution Consultant and Senior Marketing Manager. She was Global Business Development Manager at CyberCash Inc. from 1996 to 1998 and Senior Account Executive at Aerotek from 1994 to 1996. Tom is a member of the Asian Pacific State Employees Association and Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association. Tom earned a Master of Business Administration degree in global business practices from San Jose State University. This position does not require Senate confirmation.
Andrea L. Spears has been reappointed Deputy Director in the Office of Statewide Project Delivery at the California Department of Technology  
October 27, 2020: Andrea L. Spears has been reappointed Deputy Director in the Office of Statewide Project Delivery at the California Department of Technology, where she has served in that position since 2017. Spears was Chief of Technology Information and Business Advancement at the California Public Employees’ Retirement System from 2016 to 2017, where she was Chief of Portfolio Management Services from 2010 to 2015. She was Program Management Officer at the California Department of Health Care Services from 2015 to 2016, Chief of the Planning and Project Management Branch at the California Department of Public Health from 2008 to 2010, Chief of Systems Administration at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation from 2007 to 2008 and IT Project Manager at the California Department of Justice from 2005 to 2007. Spears served as IT Project Manager in the Infrastructure Services Management Division at the California Employment Development Department in 2005, where she held several positions from 1993 to 2005, including IT Project Manager in the Project Management Division, Information Systems-Business Analyst, Project Coordinator and Employment Program Representative. This position does not require Senate confirmation.