Kevin Youel Page

  • Growing confusion over category management sparks Hill interest

    Reps. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) and Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.), chairman and ranking member of the Small Business Committee respectively, wrote a letter to GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth in early April asking for more details on how GSA is ensuring category management doesn’t impact small businesses.

  • Mr. Sharpe: Tear down that (e-Buy) wall

    Tom Sharpe, commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, said over the summer the General Services Administration would make access to the e-Buy tool available to the public. Two weeks before the end of the year, the transparency effort continues to hit roadblocks.

  • GSA searching for right people to run category management

    The General Services Administration is hiring a new assistant commissioner and subject matter experts to help move the category management initiative forward.

  • GSA puts more category management pieces in place

    Kevin Youel Page is named the new deputy commissioner of FAS, replacing Bill Sisk, who shifted to an assistant commissioner position. GSA also publicly unveils the first three hallways under category management.

  • GSA predicts new initiatives will light the path toward better governmentwide acquisition

    The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service will launch the first set of initiatives under its new category management approach, called hallways, in the next six weeks to cover office supplies, IT hardware and IT software. FAS Commissioner Tom Sharpe detailed the strategy to give customer agencies more data to make better acquisition decisions.

  • GSA plots path ahead for once-troubled acquisition management system

    GSA says its problem-plagued System for Award Management is now working, but its failures have pushed agency officials to pursue a new path to consolidate the government’s approach to procurement data.

  • Federal Drive Show Blog – June 6, 2013

    On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.