Steve Kempf, commissioner of the General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service, is taking a 60-day medical leave of absence, Federal News Radio reports.
“I truly do not want to be leaving you at this important time. However, this is necessary if I am going to continue serving our country to the best of my ability in the future,” he wrote in a letter to staff obtained by Federal News Radio.
Assistant Commissioner Mary Davie will serve as acting commissioner.
In addition, Kevin Youel Page deputy assistant commission for the office of integrated technology services, is expected to fill Davie’s spot on an interim basis, according to Jason Miller’s report.