Washington, D.C. - Fransisco Salguero will begin his new position in December as the chief information officer (CIO) for the Federal Communications Commission. He will replace current acting CIO John Skuldarek. Salguero currently serves as the deputy chief information officer for the United States Agriculture Department (USDA). Salguero, who has more than 20 years of IT industry experience, has worked for the USDA for 14 years. He entered federal service in 2005 as a project manager at USDA Food Safety Inspection Service in the Office of the CIO and has been with the agency since.
Nebraska - The Western Community College Area Board of Governors has announced the hiring of Carmen Simone as the president of Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff. Simone is the current and founding vice president and dean at the University of South Dakota Community College for Sioux Falls. Prior to her position in South Dakota, Simone served as president of Trinidad State Junior College in Colorado for five years. She will assume office in January, succeeding interim president John Harms.
Virginia - The town of Vienna has hired Natalie Monkou as the town's first economic development manager. Monkou worked in Arlington County for four years, serving as a liaison between the county and three business improvement districts. She also worked as the special assistant to Prince George's County's deputy chief of economic development. One of Monkou's first goals is to collaborate with the Fairfax County's economic development office.
Maryland - Jay A. Perman will be the fifth chancellor of the University System of Maryland, which encompasses the state flagship campus in College Park and 11 other public institutions serving 176,000 students. Perman will succeed Chancellor Robert L. Caret when the incumbent steps down in coming months. Perman's start date has not been determined. A pediatric gastroenterologist, Perman has led the University of Maryland at Baltimore as the veteran president since 2010.
Florida - The Lynn Haven City Commission has hired Vickie Gainer as its next city manager. Her hiring comes after she served as interim city manager and as second-in-command to former city manager Michael White, who resigned in March. Gainer has worked at the city for two years, serving in the capacity of grant and contract manager, deputy city clerk, interim human resources director, and the director of Administrative Support Services.
California - San Francisco Mayor London Breed has announced Jeffrey Tumlin at the city's new director of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). Tumlin has 25 years of transit experience, most recently working for a transportation planning and engineering firm. He will still need to be confirmed by the SFMTA board of directors before his scheduled start date of December 16. Tumlin takes the place of Ed Reiskin, who stepped down from his position in August.