The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) announced two Senior Executive appointments at MSPB headquarters. Daniel M. Turbitt became Chief Counsel to Board Member Mark A. Robbins on December 30, 2013, and Kevin J. Nash became Chief Financial Officer and Director of the Office of Financial and Administrative Management (FAM) on December 12.
Mr. Nash joined MSPB as the Deputy Director of FAM in 2011. Previously, he served as a Budget Manager in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Mr. Nash also served as an Assistant Budget Director at Customs and Border Protection at the Department of Homeland Security. Prior to 2006, Mr. Nash served at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services at HHS where he held a variety of positions, including Program Executive for Racial and Ethnic Health Care Disparities, Director for the Division of Planning and Internal Relations, and Budget Director for the Medicare and Medicaid State Survey and Certification Program. Mr. Nash received his B.S in Accounting from Morgan State University and his M.A. in Management from Notre Dame of Maryland University. In making this appointment, Chairman Grundmann stated, “FAM is critical to the successful operation of our agency. I look forward to Kevin’s leadership and his contributions to our executive team.”
Mr. Turbitt has been with MSPB for over 25 years. From 1997 to 2003, he served as an Administrative Judge in our Dallas Regional Office and, for the past 10 years, he has been an Administrative Judge in our Washington, DC Regional Office. From 1988 to 1996, he held the positions of Attorney Advisor and Settlement Attorney with the Office of Appeals Counsel at MSPB headquarters. Mr. Turbitt received his B.A. from Providence College and his J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America. In making this appointment, Member Robbins stated, “Dan’s insights and perspective will bring value not only to me, but I trust to everyone here at headquarters. I look forward to his analysis and counsel.”