Senate Confirms James Paul Gfrerer as VA CIO

Jan. 7, 2019

James Paul Gfrerer, an ex-marine and former executive director at Ernst & Young, has been confirmed by the Senate to serve as assistant secretary of information and technology and CIO (chief information officer) at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Gfrerer, a Trump nominee, permanently takes the place of former VA CIO Scott Blackburn, who resigned from his position last April. The Department of Veterans Affairs hasn’t had a permanent chief information officer for two years.

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