VA's Gary Krump elected Procurement Executives Council vice chairman

VA's Gary Krump elected Procurement Executives Council vice chairman

By Tony Lee Orr

GCN Staff


JUNE 5—Gary J. Krump is the new vice chairman of the Procurement Executives Council.

Krump, deputy assistant secretary for acquisition and material management at the Veterans Affairs Department, previously has held other positions on the council, including chairman of the Electronic-Commerce Committee and member of the Executive Committee.

The interagency council, whose members are federal procurement executives, is a senior-level forum for monitoring and suggesting improvements to the federal acquisition process.

As vice chairman, Krump replaces Paul A. Denett, former director of administration at the Interior Department. Denett is retiring from Interior after more than 33 years of federal service.

Members of the council include the administrator of the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Federal Procurement Policy and senior procurement executives from the departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Labor, Transportation, Treasury, State and Veterans Affairs. Procurement officials from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the General Services Administration, NASA, the Small Agency Council and Small Business Administration also serve on the council.

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