Guerin Acknowledged for Leadership in Recovery Act Work
By Marie-Alice Denis
General Services Administration
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 – GSA’s Bill Guerin is a finalist for the 2011 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal, an honor presented yearly by the Partnership for Public Service.
Guerin was honored for his outstanding work as a federal leader and his contributions to the nation. Guerin was instrumental in ensuring that GSA met its mandate under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to reinvest in public buildings, making them more sustainable and energy-efficient; while committing to a cleaner energy future and putting people back to work.
In addition to aiding the nation’s economic recovery, Guerin has more than two decades of experience on the federal force. The Sammies finalist has had a distinguished career with GSA, serving in various leadership roles at headquarters and in GSA’s Pacific Rim Region in California .
As assistant commissioner for construction, Guerin oversees the delivery of a $1 billion annual capital investment program that designs and constructs courthouses, federal buildings, land ports of entry, and other federal facilities.
The Sammies winners will be announced at a Service to American Medals ceremony in Washington, D.C., on May 5 as part of Public Service Recognition Week.