GSA honors Federal Technology Service workers

GSA honors Federal Technology Service workers

Service recognizes officials for telecom, security, online and IT management contributions

The General Services Administration's Federal Technology Service and GCN honored 12 FTS employees for excellence in systems development, management and implementation.

The employees received their awards at a recent GCN Forum luncheon in Washington:

Kerry Blette, director of the Northeast and Caribbean Region 2's Network Services Division, for helping develop the solicitations for the Metropolitan Area Acquisitions.

Gloria Bostick, office assistant, for analyzing data to support expansion of the Wireless Store program.

Sabrina Crane, telecommunications specialist, for bringing the Wireless Store services online.

Larry Hazzard, director of the Services Acquisition Center, for managing GSA's MAA program.

Pam Henderson, a senior account manager in Region 4, for reviving the agency's ADP Council of the Southeast.

David L. Jarrell, director of the Federal Computer Incident Response Capability, for establishing a governmentwide security service with the cooperation of multiple agency and industry partners.

Tim McCurdy, director of the Federal Systems Integration and Management Center, for reorganizing FEDSIM to make its technology services more efficient.

Frank Palumbo, director of the Pacific Rim Region 9's Network Services Division, for providing digital voice, data and video service to agencies in Guam and Saipan.

John Prahm, director of the Office of Information Technology Integration's resources management staff, for creating the office's IT Solutions Shop.

John Simpson, national FTS 2001 transition manager, for leading the cutover of 425 GSA local switches from FTS 2000 to FTS 2001 service.

Patricia Sitnik, program manager of the Washington Interagency Telecommunications System 2001 acquisition, for managing the Washington area telecom services procurement.

Charles Smith, director of the Service Development Acquisitions Center, for providing detailed contract advice as the supervising contracting officer for the MAA program.

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