CAMBRIDGE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) today announced the election results for the ACT Executive Committee and the IAC Executive Committee at Management of Change 2012. The new leaders will take office on July 1.
In accordance with the ACT bylaws, Darren Ash will become ACT President on July 1, 2012. The ACT Executive Committee elected Rick Holgate as Executive Vice President. He will become ACT President on July 1, 2013. New to the ACT Executive Committee are Mike Howell, Amy Northcutt and Keith Trippie. Current members who were reelected for a second term are Jonathan Alboum, Steve Elky, Margie Janney and John Teeter. They join current members Deborah Diaz, Adrian Gardner, Darlene Meskell, Rory Schultz, Peter Tseronis and Kathleen Turco. Current ACT President Mary Davie remains on the Executive Committee as Immediate Past President.
“We are excited to bring new talent to the Executive Committee,” said Ms. Davie, current ACT President. “Mike, Amy and Keith are joining one of the most dynamic ECs we have ever had. I know that this Executive Committee, under the leadership of Darren Ash, will continue to enhance ACT’s value to the government IT community.”
In accordance with the IAC bylaws, Dale Luddeke (TASC) becomes IAC Chair on July 1, 2012. The IAC membership elected Jim Williams (Daon) as Executive Vice Chair. He will become the IAC Chair on July 1, 2013. Bob Suda (Suda and Associates) was elected as Vice Chair for Finance while Judy Douglas (HP), Sherry Weir (Kearney & Company), Dan Chenok (IBM) and Mitzi Mead (Accela Consulting) were elected as Vice Chairs at Large. These individuals will serve two-year terms.
Remaining on the IAC Executive Committee are Vice Chairs at Large Wayne Davis (CenturyLink), Ira Hobbs (Hobbs & Hobbs), Joel Horwitz (VMD Systems Integrators), Carol Miller (Mackson Consulting), Andrew McLauchlin (CGI) and Mike Mullen (Deep Water Point). Outgoing IAC Chair Jim Beaupre (JB Federal Consulting) remains on the Executive Committee for another year as Immediate Past Chair.
With this election, Executive Committee members Kathleen Cowles (LGS Innovations), Ed Meagher (SRA), John Okay (J.L. Okay Consulting), and Jeff Shen (Red Team Consulting) complete their terms on the Executive Committee.
“The IAC membership has selected an outstanding Executive Committee,” said Jim Beaupre, current IAC Chair. “I am certain that our elected members, under the leadership of incoming chair Dale Luddeke, will continue to lead the charge in serving the government technology community through our unique collaboration with ACT.”
About ACT-IAC – Advancing Government Through Education, Collaboration and Action
ACT-IAC has been recognized as the premier government IT community’s public-private partnership and is an example of how government and industry work together. We are a nonprofit educational organization created to advance government in serving the public through the effective application of IT resources. Our education, training, programming and collaboration opportunities enhance and advance the government IT profession. ACT-IAC’s objective, vendor and technology-neutral, and ethical forum allow government and industry to collaborate and improve government through technology. Headquartered in the Greater Washington, D.C. area, ACT-IAC also has chapters in Pacific region (based in San Diego) and the Rocky Mountain region (based in Denver).
Learn more about our organization and how to become a member at www.actgov.org or call (703) 208-4800.