LaVerne Council

Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) calls on U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to use his position to influence the budget changes to make a better impact for farmers and ranchers. (USDA photo by Preston Keres)

Sen. Tester pushes new VA CIO James Gfrerer for priorities

Days into Gfrerer's tenure, Tester wants "a comprehensive and prioritized list of VA IT projects”
David Shulkin (Flickr)

Trump taps Shulkin to head VA

David Shulkin, as undersecretary for health, worked closely with VA CIO LaVerne Council to overhaul veteran electronic health records.
VA CIO LaVerne Council delivers a keynote at FedTalks 2016.

VA CIO creating IT demand management office

The department will launch a new tech office to help meet the needs of the department's health care, benefits and cemetery lines of business.