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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 248-10
March 30, 2010

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

 

                Donald J. McKenzie has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as assistant director, integrity and quality assurance, Defense Contract Audit Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va.  McKenzie previously served as deputy director, field detachment, Defense Contract Audit Agency, Chantilly, Va. 

 

                Thomas P. Michelli has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as executive director, enterprise solutions, information operations, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va.  Michelli previously served as supervisory information technology specialist, information operations, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va.

 

                Larnell B. Exum has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as deputy assistant secretary of defense for House affairs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs, Washington, D.C.  Exum previously served as deputy chief, Senate Army liaison for the Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.

 

                Retired Vice Adm. Bruce MacDonald has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as director, Office of the Convening Authority, Immediate Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C.  MacDonald previously served as the judge advocate general of the Navy, Washington, D.C.

 

Reassignments

 

                David B. Bennett has been assigned as deputy program executive officer, Global Information Grid Enterprise Services, Defense Information Systems Agency, Falls Church, Va.  Bennett previously served as deputy program executive officer, command & control capabilities, Defense Information Systems Agency, Falls Church, Va.

 

                Martin R. Gross has been assigned as deputy program executive officer, command & control capabilities, Defense Information Systems Agency, Falls Church, Va.  Gross previously served as deputy program executive officer, Global Information Grid Enterprise Services, Defense Information Systems Agency, Falls Church, Va.

 

                Ramona L. Lush has been assigned as deputy director, property, plant, and equipment policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Washington, D.C.  Lush previously served as the deputy director, acquisition management, Office of the Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Washington, D.C.