Business Insider — 5:15 p.m.
ET Wed., Oct. 28, 2018The BSA Business Administration, which manages many of the federal agencies, has announced a major shakeup that includes a new chief executive.
It’s a big shakeup, to say the least.
We’ve got a new CEO, and she’s taking us to the next level in our mission, the president said in a statement.BSA President and CEO David L. Baca announced the change on Twitter.”BSA has made major changes to its business administration in order to ensure a better working environment, better communication and more effective coordination of our work,” Baca said in the statement.
“The BACA will be better able to serve the President, Congress, and our stakeholders in the years to come.”
Losing key members of staffThe BCA is one of several federal agencies with significant turnover.
Many of the agencies are losing senior leaders.
A few are looking for ways to fill the role, including the Departments of Defense and Justice, the Deps of Commerce and Energy, the Commerce Department, and the Interior Department.
The new CEO will be Kate M. O’Donnell, the acting deputy chief of staff for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), according to the BCA’s announcement.
The new deputy chief, who will be in charge of the BLM’s Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Bureau for Indian Education, is also in charge with its Bureau for National Security and Public Affairs.
The BLM is a division of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
The BLM administers the Bureau’s Bureau for Land Management, which includes more than 2.5 million acres.
The Office of Management and Budget says O’Leary is also a key adviser to the president on a range of issues, including health and safety, national security and economic development.
Baca also said the new CEO “will help ensure that we continue to be an effective voice in shaping the future of BSA.”
We will continue to engage with the public and stakeholders to help advance BSA’s mission, Baca continued.
“BSA will continue working to promote a strong partnership with our partners, including a strengthened workforce and better communication,” he added.
We are proud of our workforce, and I will continue investing in hiring and training, the President said.
The change in leadership comes after the Trump administration took a more aggressive stance toward foreign governments in recent months.
The administration has said it wants to increase the number of foreign nationals working in the United States to more than 60 percent.