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Dryer Tapped to be Acting Associate Administrator for Office of Performance Improvement

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GSA #10192

October 5, 2005
Contact: Jen Millikin, (202) 501-1231

Washington, D.C.--Administrator Stephen A. Perry today announced his selection of Tom Dryer as the Acting Associate Administrator for the agency’s Office of Performance Improvement (OPI), which is responsible for developing and executing performance improvement.  The appointment is effective immediately.  

In this role, Dryer will lead efforts to administer the President's Management Agenda items within GSA, including linking budget with performance, competitive sourcing, performance measurement and Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) principals.  His responsibilities will also include providing direct assistance to the Administrator in overseeing the implementation of action plans, process changes, organizational changes and other performance improvement initiatives developed to meet GSA agency-wide goals.

Mr. Dryer has been with GSA since June 2003, when he was named Special Assistant to the Regional Administrator in GSA’s Northwest Arctic Region.  In February 2004, he was appointed Congressional Relations Officer in GSA’s Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs in Washington, DC and promoted to Deputy Associate Administrator in December 2004.  He also serves as GSA’s Deputy White House Liaison.

Mr. Dryer holds a bachelor's degree in politics and government from the University of Puget Sound.

For more information about the Office of Performance Improvement, visit GSA.gov.

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