GSA exec challenges dismissal that followed scandal

By Charles S. Clark

August 16, 2012

Paul Prouty, a 41-year veteran of the General Services Administration who lost his job in June following revelations of overspending at a Las Vegas training conference, has appealed his dismissal to the Merit Systems Protection Board, according to a story from Federal News Radio.

Prouty served briefly in Washington as acting GSA chief in 2009, had until his departure been GSA’s Public Buildings Service Region 8 commissioner, based in Denver. FNR said Prouty and several other top buildings service officials who were suspended in April and fired in June.

Bill Bransford, a partner with Shaw Bransford & Roth and general counsel to the Senior Executives Association, is representing Prouty.

An MSPB administrative judge will make the first ruling on the complaint.


By Charles S. Clark

August 16, 2012

http://www.govexec.com/management/2012/08/gsa-exec-challenges-dismissal-followed-scandal/57468/