Regional Administrator – New England Region
Mr. Zarnetske was appointed in December of 2010 as GSA’s Regional Administrator for New England. Zarnetske served as the Acting Assistant Director of the Bureau of Transportation Statistics at the U.S. Department of Transportation during the Clinton administration. He was a Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Christopher J. Dodd. He also served as Assistant City Manager and City Manager for Norwich, Connecticut. He was an elected Alderman in Norwich and served as an appointed member of the Connecticut Public Transportation Commission. Most recently, Zarnetske was an attorney in private practice in Connecticut and an instructor at the University of New Haven’s Master of Public Administration program. Zarnetske received a Bachelor of Arts from Eastern Connecticut State University. He earned a Master of Arts from the University of Connecticut, a Master of Education from Harvard University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Oregon.
Regional Commissioner - Public Buildings Service
Glenn C. Rotondo
Mr. Rotondo serves as the Regional Commissioner for the Public Buildings Service New England Region. The New England Region builds, owns and manages federal real property, including federal courthouses, office buildings and land ports of entry on the Canadian border. The region presently has under management 102 owned and 378 leased facilities totaling 11 million square feet of space housing more than 22 thousand federal employees. Additionally, the Region is responsible for the disposal of all excess federal real property in the northeastern United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Rotondo has been with GSA since 1987 and has held a number of senior leadership positions including Acting Regional Administrator, Deputy Regional Administrator and Director, Property Disposal Division. Rotondo earned his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Providence College and law degree from New England School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Regional Commissioner – Federal Acquisition Service
Sharon A. Wall
Ms. Wall was appointed Regional Commissioner for Federal Acquisition Service New England in December of 2009. Prior to this appointment Sharon served as the Assistant Regional Administrator for FAS from 2004 through 2009. She was responsible for the transformation of Region 1 FAS to a high performing results oriented organization. Ms. Wall has been recognized and awarded for outstanding leadership of FAS.
In December 2010, Sharon was appointed as the agency's Senior Telework Accountability Official. Ms. Wall led GSA's effort to meet new goals outlined in the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 and has served as GSA's subject matter expert, sharing valuable lessons learned with other federal agencies. Under Sharon's leadership of this initiative, GSA was the recipient of the Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA) award for Workforce Transformation and Telework and the Telework Exchange's award for Leadership in Telework. Sharon is currently leading the national initiative for Work Place+ for the Federal Acquisition Service in partnership with PBS making this the first GSA Enterprise initiative.
From 2002 to 2004, Sharon was the Chief Technology Officer for Long Term Care Partners, (LTCP) LLC, a joint partnership between John Hancock Financial Services, Inc. and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. She was responsible for the overall strategic technology direction for LTCP where she managed a team of IT professionals and contractors in the operational support of applications, systems, network and infrastructure required to fulfill the mission of the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program managed by the Office of Personnel Management on behalf of both the civilian agencies and the Department of Defense. The program has more than 20 million eligible members.
Sharon is a graduate of Northeastern University and attended Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, Executive program.
Sharon is the recipient of the StrategIT Award for Excellence in Leadership and Technological Achievement, John Hancock’s Corporate Award, Social Security’s Outstanding Public Service Award and the GSA Meritorious Service Award.