GSA

Who will lead GSA?

Top spots still lack permanment leaders

Dan Tangherlini has been acting administrator of the General Services Administration since April, and has given the agency a new mission statement, but his future remains unclear, FCW reports.

His new mission statement focuses on providing  “the best value in real estate, acquisition, and technology services to government and the American people,” he wrote in a memo to employees. The memo was included on GSA’s public blog.

“At a time of shrinking budgets, GSA’s role of providing the highest possible value at the lowest possible cost to our partner agencies has never been more important,” he wrote in the memo.

Another leadership position that is limbo is the Federal Acquisition Service commissioner, which remains open. Mary Davie is the acting commissioner and reportedly a finalist for the post.

Tangherlini was thrust into the acting administrator role after GSA’s conference spending debacle last year. He’s been seen as a steadying force at the agency.

A big question, if Tangherlini is nominated as administrator isn’t his qualifications, but whether “the Senate wishes to continue punishing GSA,” Ray Bjorklund, vice president and chief knowledge officer for Deltek, told FCW.

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