Tag Archives: Robin Carnahan

DHS Secretary Mayorkas, GSA Administrator Carnahan, Senator Carper Urge Funding to Complete Ongoing St. Elizabeths DHS HQ Project

On Monday, 2021 Wash100 Award winner Alejandro Mayorkas, secretary of Homeland Security, GSA Administrator Robin Carnahan and Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) toured the St. Elizabeths West Campus in Washington, D.C. to oversee progress and urge funding on the GSA’s ongoing project to consolidate DHS components onto the campus.  The St. Elizabeths DHS headquarters project …

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GSA Launched Efforts to Support Small Business Week; Robin Carnahan Quoted

Robin Carnahan

The General Services Administration (GSA) released opportunities and held an educational workshop event to support last month's Small Business Week campaign. “We want to ensure that small businesses from disadvantaged socioeconomic categories and communities are well-represented in the procurement process," said Robin Carnahan, GSA administrator.

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Brenda Mallory: Good-Paying Jobs, Focus on Equity Vital to Advance Zero-Emission Federal Fleet

Brenda Mallory

Focusing on equity and creating good-paying jobs are vital steps to electrify the federal fleet and advance the adoption of zero-emission vehicles, said Brenda Mallory, chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Mallory and Robin Carnahan, administrator of the General Services Administration, tackled the transition to a zero-emission federal fleet and solutions to environmental justice issues. 

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GSA Names Technologist Waldo Jaquith as Administrator Robin Carnahan’s New Senior Adviser

Waldo Jaquith

The General Services Administration (GSA) has appointed Waldo Jaquith, a technology expert and former Biden-Harris transition team member, as a senior adviser to agency Administrator Robin Carnahan. Jaquith, who has previously data-related roles at the White House, will provide Carnahan with advice on issues and initiatives related to state, local, tribal and territorial governments, according to his LinkedIn profile.

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Robin Carnahan Wants GSA to Use Data to Improve Service Delivery, Inform Decisions

Robin Carnahan

Robin Carnahan, head of the General Services Administration (GSA), said she wants to focus more on how GSA can improve the delivery of services to agencies and industry partners and intends to do that by gathering data to better inform decisions. “I’m very interested in feedback from both customers and our, our industry partners, we’ve got to have both sides of those customers,” said Carnahan.

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GSA Named One of the Federal Government’s Best Places to Work; Administrator Robin Carnahan Quoted

General Services

The Partnership for Public Service recently announced on Thursday that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has been named one of the best places to work in the federal government. GSA was awarded the sixth-best place to work in the 2020 mid-sized agency category, one spot better than the year before. 

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18F Creates New Open Source Software Development Guide for State, Local Governments

The General Services Administration’s 18F organization has produced a new guidebook that contains resources and instructions on how to develop agile software, open source software and modular contracting methods. Mark Headd and Robin Carnahan from 18F wrote in a blog post published Tuesday the new resources resulted from the GSA digital service hub’s collaboration …

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