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Adriane Burton

GITEC 1st Vice President

National Institutes of Health

Since July 2007, Adriane Burton has served as the Director of the Division of Computer System Services (DCSS) at the Center for Information Technology (CIT) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Ms. Burton manages NIH’s email, Active Directory, data center, hosting services, applications, video services and NIH’s scientific computing Biowulf Cluster. Prior to this role, Ms. Burton participated in the Health and Human Services Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program where she rotated to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and she functioned as the Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the Indian Health Service (IHS).

Prior to participating in the SES CDP program, Ms. Burton was the Deputy Director of the Division of Network Systems and Telecommunication within the Center for Information Technology at the NIH for five years. She managed NIH’s network, security, video, telecommunications, and cabling programs. Before joining the NIH, Ms. Burton began her federal career at the Internal Revenue Service as a computer systems programmer for eight years. She transferred to the Department of Justice (DOJ) Justice Management Division where she served as the Branch Chief of DOJ’s premiere Network Service Center and consolidated DOJ’s fourteen networks into one enterprise network infrastructure.

Ms. Burton has a Masters of Telecommunications Management and a Bachelors of Science in Computer and Information Science. Ms. Burton has received several awards during her career including NIH Merit Awards and the Justice Management Award that was presented by the Attorney General.

GITEC member since 2008