Women’s History Month is the perfect opportunity to recognize the women who serve their country and the American people. Women across the world serve with dedication, integrity, and honor, often in dangerous environments. GSA is committed to honoring these heroes.
Katherine “Kathy” Adams, a supervisory supply service representative in GSA’s National Customer Service Center, was awarded an Achievement Medal for Civilian Service from the Department of the Army for her service as GSA’s Liaison Officer at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, in 2012. Working closely with the 10th Sustainment Brigade out of Fort Drum, New York, Adams was instrumental in tracking office furniture and sensitive communication equipment.
Northwest/Arctic Region’s Financial Management Analyst Nina Lampron served six months in Afghanistan as a Lieutenant Commander with the U.S. Navy Reserve. A 14-year Navy Reserve, Lampron was deployed as a Operations Officer for Defense Logistic Agency Dispositions Services from June-December 2013. As the Operations Officer, she provided technical advice and support to contingency bases throughout Afghanistan concerning the disposal of unserviceable materials.
Beverly Hoskins, a Northwest/Arctic Region General Supply Specialist has served a GSA Liaison Officers in Afghanistan twice supporting U.S. troops on location in Afghanistan and Kuwait in 2012 and 2013. A Tacoma, Washington resident, Hoskins spent her days assisting her military customers in fulfilling their acquisition needs ranging from whole kitchens to gym equipment, military goggles, printer toner, incinerators to ATVs and tools.
GSA Regional Emergency Coordinator Vickie Deal served as the ESF-7 Coordinator for logistics support to Federal Emergency Management Agency after flooding impacted 18 Colorado counties. A retired Coast Guard Marine Safety Officer, Deal’s military experience gives her an edge in working under these types of situations. Jan Worthy serves as a Procurement Analyst for the Rocky Mountain Regional Acquisition Office, Jan Worthy is committed to high quality work—a trait she picked up from her experience in the Air Force.
Maria Roat, GSA’s FedRAMP Director, is a U.S. Navy veteran with 26 years of active duty and reserve service, in which she obtained the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer, Information Systems Technician.
Courtney J. Dietzler serves as an Emergency Planning Specialist in New York City for the Office of Emergency Response and Recovery within the United States General Services Administration (GSA), a job that reflects her duties in the U.S. Air Force where she served overseas in the Middle East during Operation Enduring Freedom and in Japan. Since joining GSA in March of 2012, she has coordinated agency support to FEMA at the Regional Response Coordination Center following SuperStorm Sandy and the New York Field Office, for which she received a Commendable Service Award by the Region 2 Regional Administrator. Dietzler continues to serve in the New York Air National Guard where she is currently a Master Sergeant.
Jillian Segarra, a Supervisory Procurement Analyst for Region 1 was stationed overseas at Aviano Air Force Base in Italy. From there she was deployed for 7 months to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, where she was a Contingency Contracting Officer. Her primary focus was awarding contracts supporting the repair of the busiest runway in the Area of Operation (AoR), construction of protection barriers around office buildings and living quarters, and also procurement of supplies, tools, and equipment for the busiest military hospital in the deployed location. For her hard work and dedication, she was awarded not only Airman of the Year for Aviano Air Force Base, but Contracting Airman of the Year for all of USAFE (US Air Forces Europe). She was also nominated for Airman of the Year for the Air Force.
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