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GSA’s Dan Tangherlini Outlines Agency Realignment Plan to Senate Panel

Dan Tangherlini

Acting General Services Administration head Dan Tangherlini plans to put all information technology personnel, budgets and systems under the authority of the chief information officer, he told a Senate committee Wednesday.

Fierce Government IT reports he testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to describe the new structure.

He told lawmakers the CIO previously had limited authority over project development, budgets and performance, Molly Bernhart Walker reports.

Tangherlini also said the agency consolidating human resource functions under the chief people officer, he said, adding he hopes that new structure will provide more visibility into hiring decisions.

He took on the lead role at GSA in April after previously serving as chief financial officer at the Treasury Department.

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