OPM Director Springer Announces Resignation

OPM director Linda Springer has announced in an email to employees that she is leaving the agency in August.

The director of the Office of Personnel Management announced yesterday she is resigning from her position at OPM in mid-August for a job in the private sector. She became the director in 2005.

She did not give specifics on her new position. Deputy Director Howard Weizmann will take over as acting director.

The Partnership for Public Service today released the following statement in response to her resignation.
“The Partnership is extremely grateful to Linda Springer for her dedicated service in a critical position at a critical time. Her leadership and vision have been indispensable to our government as it confronts a wave of retirements, a war for talent and increasing responsibilities in a global economy.”
Max Stier, President and CEO, Partnership for Public Service

The Partnership for Public Service works to revitalize the federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.