May 19, 2022

Acting Director of the Government Publishing Office (GPO) Jim Bradley Announces His Retirement

From the GPO:

2018-03-06_12-47-55Acting U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Director Jim Bradley has retired after more than 47 years of Federal service, with the past 22 years at GPO.  Bradley held numerous leadership positions at GPO, including that of Acting Director since November 2017

“It has been a privilege to serve alongside the men and women of GPO over the last two decades,” said Bradley.  “I want to thank GPO’s employees, Federal agency customers, and members of the library community for their support in carrying out GPO’s mission of Keeping America Informed.”

Bradley leaves behind more than four decades of experience in congressional and agency publishing programs and Federal information policy. Before joining GPO, he held positions at the Internal Revenue Service, as printing officer for the Energy Department, and as a professional staff member of the Joint Committee on Printing.


With Bradley’s departure, GPO’s Chief of Staff, Andrew M. Sherman, will serve as Acting Deputy Director, in accordance with GPO’s succession directive.

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