Hawaii - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) named Dr. Adam M. Robinson Jr. as director of the Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System on June 12. Robinson currently serves as medical center director at the VA Maryland Health Care System. Before that, he served as the 36th surgeon general of the U.S. Navy.
Colorado - Grand County named Thomas Johnson as its director of information systems. He will take over for Kirk Magnusson. Johnson previously served as vice president of operations for a consulting company in Scottsdale, Arizona, and in various cybersecurity and information technology positions.
California - The Chula Vista City Council selected Maria Kachadoorian as the next city manager. She will succeed former City Manager Gary Halbert who is retiring. Kachadoorian held multiple positions with the city including assistant city manager and finance director.
Illinois - The Will County Board selected Denise Winfrey as interim county executive on June 8. She succeeds Larry Walsh who passed away on June 3. Winfrey has served on the county board for 11 years and speaker of the board for the last two years.
Tennessee - Gov. Bill Lee appointed Kristi Davis to the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Eastern Grand Division. She will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Charles Susano Jr. Previously, Davis served as Knox County Circuit Court judge and presiding judge for the sixth judicial district.
Iowa - The Southeast Iowa Regional Airport Authority named Ted Brown as airport manager. Brown previously worked in information technology, industrial engineering, and software development in Rochester, New York, and the Washington, D.C. area.