November 15, 1999
IRS Names Unit Heads for Tax
Exempt and Government Entities Division
Evelyn Petschek, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue
Service�s new Tax Exempt and Government Entities (TE/GE) Division, today
announced the directors for the division�s Employee Plans, Exempt Organizations
and Government Entities functions.
Carol Gold will be director of the new Employee Plans function. Gold has
held a variety of positions within the current Employee Plans and Exempt
Organizations organization during her 23-year career with the IRS. She currently
serves as director of the Employee Plans Division.
Steve Miller will head the new Exempt Organizations function. Currently the
Acting Assistant Commissioner for Employee Plans and Exempt Organizations,
Miller spent several years in the Chief Counsel�s Office of Employee Benefits and
Exempt Organizations before joining the EP/EO organization in 1993. Miller also
has experience as a staffer on the Joint Committee on Taxation and in private
Ed Weiler will be director of the new Government Entities function. Weiler is
a graduate of the 1987 Executive Development Program and has held a number of
positions within the IRS including Deputy Assistant Commissioner EP/EO. He
currently serves as director of the Upstate New York IRS District.
�The selection of these three very talented executives marks an important
milestone in the modernization effort,� Petschek said. �With a solid management
team in place, the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division is well positioned
to begin operations later this year.�
The TE/GE Division is one of four customer-focused entities that will take the
place of the current geographic based organizational structure at the IRS. It will
serve the needs of a unique customer base that includes public and private
retirement plans, tax-exempt bond issuances, tax-exempt organizations, Indian
Tribal Governments and federal, state and local entities.
Petschek was appointed to the top spot in the TE/GE Division in April 1999.
Darlene Berthod, formerly the IRS Deputy Chief Operations Officer, will serve as
her deputy. They bring to their respective posts more than 37 years of combined
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