July 15, 2008

Northern Virginia Technology Council Announces New Officers and Appointments to the Board of Directors


Contact: Art Swift, Director, Communications & Public Relations of Northern Virginia Technology Council, +1-703-904-7878, [email protected]; or Jayna Kliner, Vice President of Welz & Weisel Communications, +1-703-218-3555, [email protected], for Northern Virginia Technology Council

HERNDON, Va.,July 15/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced the election of eight Officers to the Board of Directors as well as the appointment of six new Board members by the incoming Chair. Todays group joins 15 members newly elected on June 20, 2008.

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The new officers will serve their terms, which take effect immediately, for the fiscal year 2009 - 2010. Officers of the Board of Directors include:

-- Chair: Donna Morea, President, U.S. and India, CGI

-- Vice Chairman: Jim Duffey

-- Vice Chairman: Jim ONeill,CEO, CompuDyne

-- President & CEO: Bobbie Kilberg,NVTC

-- Treasurer: Chris Simmons, Managing Partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers

-- Secretary: John Love, Principal, AH&T Insurance

-- General Counsel: Scott Hommer, Partner, Venable

-- Public Relations Advisor: Evan Weisel, Principal, Welz & Weisel Communications

In addition, Donna Morea, new Chair of the NVTC Board, presented her six appointments to the Board as follows:

-- John Allen,Co-President, B&T/Windsor

-- Doug Boggs, Managing Partner, Patton Boggs

-- Brooke Coburn, Managing Director, Head of Carlyle Growth Partners

-- Stan Gutkowski, Managing Director (Ret.), Accenture

-- Kevin McNerney, Managing Director and Regional Market Leader, North America, Korn Ferry International

-- Stacy Mendler, EVP and COO, Alion Science and Technology

New Board members, elected to three-year terms at NVTCs Annual Meeting on June 20, include:

-- Wayne Allan, Site Director, Micron Technology

-- Anne Altman, General Manager, System Z Platforms, IBM Corporation

-- Loren Burnett, President and CEO, StackSafe

-- John Burton, Managing General Partner, Updata Partners

-- Peter Harrison, CEO, GlobalLogic

-- Bruce Klein, Federal Area Vice President, Cisco Systems, Inc.

-- Paul Leslie, President and COO. Apptis

-- Jack London, Chairman, CACI International

-- Lisa Martin, President, LeapFrog Solutions

-- John Mendonca, Partner, KPMG, LLP

-- Linda Mills, CVP and President, Northrop Grumman Information Technology

-- Jay Morse, VP-Finance & CFO, The Washington Post Company

-- Gerald Rubin, Vice President, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

-- Brad Schwartz, President and CEO, Blue Canopy

-- Jim Sheaffer, President, CSC North American Public Sector

Also, new Senior Advisory members were appointed:

-- Hooks Johnston, General Partner, Valhalla Partners

-- Doug Poretz, Founding Partner, Qorvis Communications

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia and is the largest technology council in the nation. NVTC has 1,050 member companies and enterprises representing approximately 186,000 employees. Its membership includes companies from all sectors of the technology industry and the service providers that support these companies, as well as universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events, specialized services and benefits, public policy advocacy, branding of its region as a major global technology center, initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas, the Equal Footing Foundation that focuses on venture philanthropy and public/private partnerships, and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC to mentor new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at www.nvtc.org.

SOURCE Northern Virginia Technology Council

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