David Safavian: OMB Policies
The following links relate to the policies of David Safavian, President George W. Bush's former Administrator of the Office of Management and Budget. Safavian was nominated by Bush on January 22, 2004, and resigned his position on September 16, 2005.
- Sara Michael, "Safavian stresses human capital, competitive sourcing," FCW.com, April 29, 2004.
- Amelia Gruber, "OMB procurement nominee may rethink controversial policies," GovExec.com, April 29, 2004.
- Sara Michael, "OFPP nominee outlines his priorities," FCW.com, May 3, 2004.
- "New Leaders in Acquisition: An Interview with Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator David Safavian," Federal Acquisition Insight, January 2005.
- Announcement: "OMB Announces Establishment of Services Acquisition Advisory Panel," February 1, 2005. On the list of Panel members is Carl DeMaio, President and Founder of the Performance Institute, who endorsed Safavian as OMB Administrator (see above).
- Jason Miller, "OFPP sees ways to improve buying," Government Computer News, February 7, 2005.
- Christopher Lee, "Bush's 'Competitive Sourcing' Worries Disabled Workers. Initiative May Put Employees With Special Needs At a Decided Disadvantage, Their Advocates Say," Washington Post, April 18, 2005.
- David Perera, "Agencies to form commodity councils," FCW.com, April 26, 2005.
- Tichakorn Hill, "OMB: Inherently governmental jobs to be opened to competition — to other feds," Federal Times, April 27, 2005.
- Tichakorn Hill, "OMB officials seek repeal of anti-outsourcing laws," IT Professionals Association, June 8, 2005.
- "David Safavian. Office of Management and Budget. New acquisition policy manager sees 'no room for error'," Federal Times, June 13, 2005.
- David Perera, "OMB revives forum on contracting issues," FCW.com, June 20, 2005.
- "SBA General Counsel Selected to Serve on Critical Acquisition Advisory Panel," Small Business Notes, July 11, 2005.
- "OMB Contributors to the 2006 Budget," Econstats.com: David Safavian.