Erville Koehler - Acting Regional Administrator, Southeast Sunbelt Region
Erville “Erv” Koehler serves dual roles as Acting Regional Administrator and Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) Regional Commissioner for the Southeast Sunbelt Region of the U.S. General Services Administration.The GSA Southeast Sunbelt Region (Region 4) encompasses Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Mr. Koehler was appointed as Acting Regional Administrator by GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini in January 2014. In this role, Koehler is responsible for 44M square feet of owned and leased real estate, a $10B procurement operation, and a 40,000 vehicle fleet, among other services administered on behalf of federal agencies.
Koehler has served as FAS Regional Commissioner since 2012, leading a team of dedicated public servants who provide vehicles, supplies, network services, personal property disposal, IT commodities and acquisition support to federal agencies and the military.
From 2002 - 2012, Koehler advanced through a series of positions within GSA, serving in Atlanta as the Region 4 Director of the Network Services and Fleet Management Divisions, and in Washington, DC as FAS Budget Officer. Koehler began his career working in the private sector as a government contract administrator and eventually served as a peak performance management consultant to GSA and other federal agencies.
Koehler earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Master of Business Administration degree from Marymount University. He is a Certified Professional Contracts Manager and earned a Master’s Certificate in Federal Contracting from George Washington University.