This is archived information. It may contain outdated contact names, telephone numbers, Web links, or other information. For up-to-date information visit pages by topic or contact our Office of Public Affairs at For a list of public affairs officers by beat, visit the GSA Newsroom.

Sindelar Departs for EDS Post

GSA #10314

January 26, 2007
Contact: Jen Millikin (202) 501-1231

Washington, DC – GSA Administrator Lurita Doan, today announced that John Sindelar, Special Adviser to the Administrator, has taken a position with Electronic Data Systems (EDS) in the Global Government Industry program, where he will provide strategic consulting.  

Sindelar has been with GSA for nearly 27 years and was the Deputy Associate Administrator of the agency’s Office of Government Policy from 1996-2006.   He also served as Executive Assistant to the Associate Administrator for Administration, National Performance Review Liaison, Director of GSA Competitive Sourcing (A-76) Program, and Supervisory Budget Officer.

“EDS is gaining a true asset in John Sindelar,” Doan said.  “He has had a long and distinguished career in government. The American people have benefited from John's dedication to public service, and he will be sorely missed at GSA.” 

During his career, Mr. Sindelar has been recognized on numerous occasions. He has been the recipient of the GSA Meritorious Award, two Fed 100 awards for improvements through the use of IT, CIO Council Excellence Awards, and letters of Presidential Commendation.

“I have enjoyed my time at GSA and have had the opportunity to work with many good people on a host of progressive projects,” Sindelar said. “I am especially grateful to have had the opportunity to participate in cross-agency effort to implement the President’s Management Agenda for E-Government since 2001.”


Founded in 1949, GSA serves as a centralized procurement and property management agency for the federal government.  GSA manages more than one-fourth of the government’s total procurement dollars and influences the management of $500 billion in federal assets, including 8,300 government-owned or leased buildings and 170,000 vehicles.  GSA helps preserve our past and define our future, as a steward of more than 420 historic properties, and as manager of, the official portal to federal government information and services. GSA’s mission to provide superior workplaces, expert technology solutions, acquisition services, purchasing and e-travel solutions and management policies, at best value, allows federal agencies to focus on their core missions.

Did You Know? GSA facilitates the production of compliant cards for HSPD-12, a Presidential directive that will enhance national security. HSPD-12 cards will be issued to federal employees and will be interoperable among agencies, thereby enabling secure identity services across the internet and agency networks.

Last Reviewed 2010-04-30