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GPO Fills Management Positions

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Press release from the issuing company

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) names Jane Sánchez as Director of Library Services and Content Management (LSCM) and Kerry L. Miller as Deputy General Counsel.

As director of LSCM, Sánchez will provide management support for implementation of strategic programs and operations in the Federal Depository Library Program, in partnership with depository libraries and in collaboration with other GPO business units. Sánchez has 35 years of library and information management experience with the Federal Government and the private sector. Sánchez came to GPO from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) where she managed nine operational divisions. She and her staff provided research to support the Department's litigation, and senior management offices for the Attorney General and Solicitor General. Sánchez spent 17 years working in the private sector at BNA Corporate Headquarters where she developed and implemented several digital information initiatives including: BNA's first internal website, an online database for customers, conversion of print reference directories to online searchable databases for Federal and state courts, judges, and clerks, and creation of a single repository of all primary legal resources. Sánchez hold a Juris Doctorate Degree from The American University's Washington College of Law, a Master's Degree in Library Science from Simmons College in Boston, and a Bachelor's Degree from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.

"GPO welcomes Jane and her experience with implementing information technology initiatives in the library community," said Superintendent of Documents Mary Alice Baish. "Jane has outstanding accomplishments from her career in both the public and private sector and I am looking forward to utilizing her information technology skills to advance the mission of the Federal Depository Library Program and GPO."

Miller returns to GPO as Deputy General Counsel.  Miller is responsible for supervising the activities of all professional and administrative employees of the Office of General Counsel, rendering legal advice and counsel on questions and interpretations of laws, regulations and administrative policies affecting the GPO, and serving as the agency's Ethics Officer. Miller started his legal career at GPO in 1980 where held various positions until leaving the agency in 2006 for the Federal Transit Administration where he served as Assistant Chief Counsel for General Law.  During his time at GPO, Miller primarily served as GPO's senior procurement law attorney where he provided advice to agency officials on contract formation and contract administration issues, represented the agency in contract appeals before the GPO Board of Contract Appeals, defended Government Accountability Office bid protests, and coordinated all administrative suspensions, debarments, and affirmative litigation involving GPO contractors. He also served as a Board of Contract Appeals judge and was the GPO's first Chief Acquisition Officer. Miller earned his law degree from Catholic University and his undergraduate degree from George Mason University.

"I am very pleased that Kerry Miller has rejoined our legal team," said General Counsel Drew Spalding. "His extensive legal and administrative expertise will be a great asset to the Office of the General Counsel and GPO."

GPO is the Federal Government's primary resource for producing, procuring, cataloging, indexing, authenticating, disseminating, and preserving the official information products of the U.S. Government in both digital and tangible formats.  GPO is responsible for the production and distribution of information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government, including U.S. passports for the Department of State as well as the official publications of Congress, the White House, and other Federal agencies. In addition to publication sales, GPO provides for permanent public access to Federal Government information at no charge through GPO's Federal Digital System (www.fdsys.gov) and through partnerships with approximately 1,220 libraries nationwide participating in the Federal Depository Library Program. For more information, please visit www.gpo.gov. Follow GPO on Facebook, Twitter, and on YouTube.


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