GSA's Kempf to take medical leave

Steve Kempf, commissioner of the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, is taking a 60-day medical leave, according to Federal News Radio.The leave will commence on July 30.

Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of FAS’s Integrated Technology Service, will take over for Kempf in his absence, the report said. There was no indication of the specific medical condition prompting Kempf to take time off.

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Reader comments

Fri, Aug 17, 2012

Ricardo- Thanks for telling it like it is here. Kemph's actions up on the Hill in June were nothing but a disgrace. "50-60% of contractors with zero sales" and the solution is killing off new offers because schedules and certain SINS are over saturated - REALLY!! Why doesn't this loser deal with the 50-60% instead of shutting down new offers?? No mention of the fact that GSA is collecting 3/4 of 1% on $39B in GSA sales. Biggest horror is no push back from industry, the Hill or the suck-up procurement coalition which is nothing more than a "front" for Washington Management Group!

Thu, Aug 2, 2012 patricia l stahler mechanicsburg

i hope everything is all right with you

Mon, Jul 30, 2012 SPMayor Summit Point, WV

We wish Steve God's healing touch and to those who are placed in acting positions strength and wisdom.

Fri, Jul 27, 2012 Ricardo

Mary has been at GSA for decades and is part of the problem. Nice talker, nice looker but it will be same stuff, different day with her. She's done nothing constructive for the Information Technology Service. They need some external leadership to rebuild a better management team. The new dude, Tangherlini, is polishing a turd with changes like this.

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