HHS's Carleton set to retire 35-year federal career

Monday - 6/27/2011, 4:17pm EDT

By Vyomika Jairam
Federal News Radio

Michael Carleton, chief information officer at the Dept. of Health and Human Services is retiring after 35 years with the federal government.

Carleton has been CIO and deputy assistant secretary for information technology at HHS since 2007, and previously served as CIO at the General Services Administration for seven years. Carleton has also served as deputy director of the Office of Information Resources Management and CIO for the Office of the Secretary at HHS.

Carleton began his federal career at the Federal Energy Administration in 1976. He has blogged about IT reform at HHS for CIO.gov.

Carleton will retire at the end of July, FedScoop reports.