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Achieving Effective Acquisition of Information Technology in the Department of Defense
cial reporting, and contract administration. Prior to joining CSTB, Ms. Hawkins provided administrative support to the NRC’s Water Science and Technology Board. She has been with the National Academies since 1984. Ms. Hawkins is currently pursuing a B.A. degree in finance and economics at the University of Maryland/Prince Georges’ Community College Alliance Program, where she maintains a position on the Dean’s List.
Morgan Motto, a program associate with CSTB from December 2007 until April 2009, supported several projects. Previously, she worked with the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology (BEST). Prior to coming to the NRC, Ms. Motto worked as a project manager for international affairs and technology at the U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce. She earned a B.A. in international affairs and East Asian studies from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University.
Virginia Bacon Talati is a program associate for the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Academies. She formerly served as a program associate with the Frontiers of Engineering program at the National Academy of Engineering. Prior to her work at the Academies, she served as a senior project assistant in education technology at the National School Boards Association. She has a B.S. in science, technology, and culture from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.P.P. from George Mason University with a focus in science and technology policy.