Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
Julie Dunne was named commissioner of the U.S. General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service in January 2020, after acting in the role for more than three months. In this position, Dunne oversees the delivery of the more than $65 billion of products, services, and solutions that enable federal agencies to efficiently accomplish their missions while saving taxpayer dollars.Under her leadership, FAS will continue implementing previously announced plans for consolidating the 24 separate Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) into a single Schedule. MAS Consolidation is one of the four cornerstones of the Federal Marketplace (FMP) strategy, GSA’s plan to modernize and simplify the buying and selling experience for customers, suppliers, and acquisition professionals.Dunne, who has more than 20 years prior experience in the executive branch, private sector, and Congress, joined GSA in May 2019 as a senior advisor to Administrator Emily Murphy. Prior to joining GSA, she served as staff director on the Government Operations Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and as senior counsel on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. In addition to her congressional experience, Dunne was a government contracts attorney at a Washington, D.C. law firm and served as an associate general counsel for general law at the Department of Homeland Security and worked in the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security.Julie Dunne holds a J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law and a M.S. in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University. Her undergraduate degree is in Political Science and English from James Madison University.