Rossotti Appoints New IRS Team


IRS Commissioner Charles O. Rossotti reached beyond the circle of IRS insiders when he created the agencys new management team .

These changes are part of our effort to place the right people in the right jobs to help move us toward the creation of a new, taxpayer-focused IRS, said Rossotti about the appointments.

Management Team
National Taxpayer Advocate W. Val Oveson, chairman of the Utah State Tax Commission.

Deputy Commissioner (Modernization) John LaFaver, secretary of the Kansas Department of Revenue.

Deputy Commissioner (Operations) Robert Wenzel, IRS chief operations officer since April 1998.

Chief Information Officer Paul J. Cosgrave, whose experience includes 25 years in the information technology industry.

Deputy Chief of Management and Finance Lynda Willis, GAO director of tax policy and administration issues.

Chief Financial Officer Donna H. Cunninghame, CFO of the Corporation for National Service.

National Director of Education Ronald P. Sanders, executive director of George Washington Universitys Center for Excellence in Municipal Management.

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