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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 899-09
November 17, 2009

Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments

                Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service appointments and reassignments:
 
Appointments
 
                Jacquelyn Rebekka Bonner has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and has been assigned as chief of staff for the Task Force on Business and Stability Operations, Business Transformation Agency, Washington, D.C. Bonner previously served as visiting fellow, Yale Law School, Washington, D.C.
 
                Monique L. Dilworth has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and will be assigned as associate director, defense-wide programs, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Washington, D.C. Dilworth previously served as budget analyst, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Washington, D.C.
 
                James Knodell has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and will be assigned as assistant director, law enforcement, Pentagon Force Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Knodell previously served as director, Criminal Investigative and Protective Directorate, Pentagon Force Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.
 
Reassignments
 
                Patrick Fitzgerald has been assigned as director, Defense Contract Audit Agency, Ft. Belvoir, Va. Fitzgerald previously served as auditor general of the Army, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
 
                Kevin Scheid has been assigned as North Atlantic Treaty Organization exchange liaison officer (deputy general manager-chief operating officer), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), The Hague, Netherlands. Scheid previously served as deputy comptroller (strategy, capabilities and acquisition), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Washington, D.C.
 
                April G. Stephenson has been assigned as special assistant to under secretary of defense/principal deputy under secretary of defense (comptroller), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Washington, D.C. Stephenson previously served as director, Defense Contract Audit Agency, Ft. Belvoir, Va.