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GSA to Roll Out Video-chat Centers by May

The General Services Administration is building more than a dozen virtual meeting rooms in federal buildings and hopes to have them operational later this spring, a senior GSA official said recently. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner in GSA’s Office of Integrated Technology Services, said the agency is adding 15 additional “telepresence” …

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GSA Plucks New Chief Acquisition Officer from OFPP

The General Services Administration, the federal agency tasked with managing government buildings and properties, announced Thursday it has named Office of Federal Procurement Policy analyst Mindy Connolly GSA’s new chief procurement officer. GSA Administrator Martha Johnson announced the new hire in a Thursday staff memo, Government Executive reports. Connolly, a …

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GSA’s Martha Johnson on Green Goals for 2011

Writing on the White House blog, General Services Administrator Martha Johnson said 2010 was a “historic” year for the agency and its efforts to “go green,” and she provided a glimpse of what to look for in 2011. GSA took the lead in developing sustainable buildings, Johnson said, to spearhead …

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Martha Johnson: GSA ‘Stands Ready to Support Networx Transition’

Speaking at GSA’s 2010 Network Services Conference, GSA Administrator Martha Johnson told conference attendees: “There are huge benefits to government through the transition to Networx. GSA stands ready to support the transition. We provide free technical, contracting and planning support to help agencies meet their June 2011 deadlines.” The Networx …

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GSA Sends Sustainability Plan to White House

Yesterday, GSA Administrator Martha Johnson was the keynote speaker at a Potomac Officer’s Club luncheon at the Ritz Carlton in Tyson’s Corner, Va. Johnson spoke about the agency’s goal of Zero Environmental Footprint, which she called both a “big hairy audacious goal” (BHAG) and this generation’s “moon shot.” Johnson, who …

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Martha Johnson Requests $24.9 Million for Federal Acquisition Workforce

GSA Administrator Martha Johnson testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee yesterday to request $675 million for fiscal ’11, an $80 million increase from last year.  Administrator Johnson said that the funding increase was necessary to implement the Obama Administration’s priorities, including improvements to federal contracting via increases to the federal …

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