Washington, DC – Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) today released a statement following the Senate’s confirmation of Linda Springer to be the Director of the Office of Personnel Management. Senator Collins is the Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, which had the responsibility of approving Springer’s nomination in order to send it to the Senate for consideration.
The following is Senator Collins’ statement:
“This position is vitally important given the challenges facing the federal civil service and the many missions the government carries out on behalf of the nation. The OPM Director must ensure our government has the ability to recruit and retain a highly skilled workforce. Ms. Springer appears to have the executive management and leadership skills necessary to do the job well. I look forward to continuing working with her on the challenges that lie ahead.”