Vonna Weir Heaton hired as vice president and lead executive of information and intelligence solutions. Heaton was senior executive special assistant to the deputy director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. She has worked at the NGA as director of the office of corporate communications and as chief information officer. She also has worked at the National Security Agency’s National Security Operations Center as deputy director of community integration.
John D. Campbell has been promoted to vice president for legislative affairs. Campbell was director of legislative affairs. He has worked as manager of legislative information services at Federal Sources Inc. He has also worked as a staff assistant for former Rep. Amo Houghton, R-N.Y.
Makenzie Lystrup has been hired as business development manager for space sciences and technologies. Lystrup is an affiliate faculty member at George Mason University’s School of Physics, Astronomy, and Computational Sciences. She has also worked in the House as an American Association for the Advancement of Science congressional science policy fellow.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.