DorobekInsider: And it’s official — Gordon nominated to OFPP post

Friday - 10/2/2009, 5:14pm EDT

The DorobekInsider told you that Daniel I. Gordon would be nominated as the administrator for the Office of Federal Procurement Policy — and soon — and it is now official.

UPDATE: Hear Harvard Kennedy School Prof. Steve Kelman, the former OFPP administrator during the Clinton administration and a blogger and columnist for Federal Computer Week, for his thoughts about Gordon here

Here is the White House announcement:

GAO's Dan Gordon

GAO's Dan Gordon

Daniel I. Gordon — Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget

A career contracting professional at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) since 1992, Daniel Gordon has served as GAO Acting General Counsel since May. Prior to that, he worked as Deputy General Counsel starting in 2006; he led the Procurement Law Division from 2000 until 2006. He also has served since 2002 as an adjunct faculty member for the George Washington University Law School. Before joining Federal service, Mr. Gordon worked in private practice and also clerked for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Mr. Gordon received his J.D., cum laude, in 1986 from Harvard Law School. He earned a Master’s Degree in politics from Oxford University in 1974. He graduated, summa cum laude, with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in politics in 1972 from Brandeis University.

Read the original DorobekInsider post here… and a round-up of news reports on the Gordon nomination here.