Profile: Davita Vance-Cooks, Acting Public Printer of the United States
Via AOL Government:
The first woman to lead the agency, Vance-Cooks is charged with carrying out the agency’s mission of Keeping America Informed on the three branches of the Federal Government. Her immediate leadership strategy: engage with employees, follow a clear but flexible strategic plan and continue forging ahead in doing more with less through technology.
“The most exciting part about GPO is the fact that the world is continually changing and the trends continually change and we are responsible for responding to those trends,” she told AOL Government. “We can position ourselves in a market niche. We know about the trends and we watch them and position ourselves accordingly. We’re leaders in technology. We have to be. We’re trying to run a business.”
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.