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Forum: Core Competencies for Federal Facilities Asset Management Through 2020

Presentations

Welcoming Remarks
RADM Peter Marshall U.S. Navy (retired), Chair, Federal Facilities Council

Core Competencies for Federal Facilities Asset Management Through 2020: An Overview
RADM David J. Nash, U.S. Navy (retired), Chair, NRC Committee on Core Competencies for Federal Facilities Asset Management

Facilities Management as an Evolving Profession: What the Research Shows.  Research conducted by professional associations, industry, and academia has centered on facilities management at a strategic level, where facilities managers would have professional standing.  A common theme is that facilities management is evolving as a business management discipline and will not remain rooted in operational and cost-centric issues.
Mr. James Whittaker, President, Facilities Engineering Associates, member, NRC Committee on Core Competencies for Federal Facilities Asset Management

Transforming the Workforce in DFAS. The Defense Finance and Accounting Office (DFAS) has transformed its workforce over several years. The speaker will describe what this effort entailed, highlighting the type of leadership and financial commitment required, and tools for measuring progress in developing work force core competencies.
Mr. Lee Krushinski, Strategic Management Deputy Director, Defense Finance and Accounting Office

A Comprehensive Strategy for Workforce Development Enhancement and sustainment of core competencies requires organizational leadership, a comprehensive strategy for workforce development, sustained investment of resources, and a system to measure progress toward workforce goals. A comprehensive strategy for developing the workforce integrates a range of approaches for recruiting, advancing, and retaining outstanding individuals who can acquire and use core competencies for facilities asset management.
Mr. Alex Lam, Vice President for Global Learning, Corenet Global, member, NRC Committee on Core Competencies for Federal Facilities Asset Management

Human Capital Initiatives at the Office of Personnel Management
Ms. Angela Bailey, Deputy Associate Director, Center for Talent and Capacity Policy, Office of Personnel Management