5th Asset Leadership Week – 2018

The Asset Management Imperative

Leaders from federal government, local government, institutions and private companies will publicly share benefits of improved mission success available from proven, repeatable asset management business processes.

Benefits can include:

  • improved performance
  • higher customer satisfaction ratings
  • faster compliance approvals
  • ability to show Congress world class improvement plans
  • clearly achieved mission success
  • and other measurable benefits.

Public officials, institutional leaders and private executives are sharing their experience with . . . and plans for . . .  using ISO 55000 and other asset management tools and processes as a means to improve performance.

Tuesday 13 November

  FFC/ALN Leadership in Federal Facilities Asset Management Forum

  • Venue: National Academies of Sciences Historic Building on the National Mall

Co-host:  National Academies of Sciences’ Federal Facility Council

The interactive Forum will provide leading insights on current and near future asset management initiatives and how they may be approached with the insights from a pending GAO study on asset management.


  • Daniel Mathews, Commissioner, GSA Public Buildings Service;
  • Alexander Kurien, Deputy Associate Administrator, GSA Office of US Government-Wide Policy & Executive Director, Federal Real Property Council;
  • Jim Dieter, Executive Director, Asset Leadership Network;
  • Cameron Oskvig, Director, National Academies of Sciences, Federal Facilites Council;
  • Carla Coulson, Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, US Army Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management;
  • James Balocki, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy – Installations and Facilities;
  • Richard Hartley, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment & Energy;
  • Dr. Todd Calhoun, Executive Director of Marine Corps Installations Command;
  • Robert Coffman, Senior Real Property Officer Department of Defense Department of Defense;
  • Thomas Chaleki, Senior Real Property Officer Department of Homeland Security;
  • Calvin Williams, Senior Real Property Officer NASA;
  • Scott Whiteford, Director, Office of Asset Management, Department of Energy;
  • Rhys Davies, Chair ISO Technical Committee 251 – Asset Management;
  • Michael Aimone, recent Chief of Business Systems and Information at OSD-EI&E;
  • Amelia Shachoy, Assistant Director, US Government Accountability Office;
  • Michael Armes, Assistant Director, US Government Accountability Office;
  • Marc Vandeveer, Chief Innovation Officer, US Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center
  • Robert ‘Skip’ Vaughn, Chief Facilities Management Officer, NIST;
  • Captain Nathan Price, Chief Facilities Enterprise, Defense Health Agency;
  • Captain Patrick Dugan, Chief Civil Engineer, US Coast Guard;
  • Chris Coneeney, GSA Office of Government-Wide Policy, Acting Director for Real Property Policy Division and Federal Real Property Profile Program Manager;
  • Jim Whittaker, Director, Jones Lang Lasalle;
  • Lance Marrano, Director, Sustainment Management System, USACE Engineering R&D Center;
  • Peter Lufkin, founder of Whitestone Research, now part of CBRE Analytics;

 – No Host Dinner

  • 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Venue: MXDC 666 14th St NW

Wednesday 14 November

 – Federal Asset Leadership Forum

  • 8:30 am – 2:00 pm Venue: U.S. Capitol Hill Visitors Center – Space Limited, Restrictions Apply

Co-host: Senator Tom Carper

Perspectives from legislators, staff, agencies, institutions and private companies will highlight the impact a successful federal asset agenda can have on improved tax payer services, increased efficiency and mission effectiveness.


  • Tom Carper, Delaware Senator, Senior Member Homeland Security and Government Affairs (invited);
  • Jim Dieter, Executive Director, Asset Leadership Network
  • Keith Cunningham, Assistant Director, U.S. Government Accountability Office;
  • Bob Leitch, Asset Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works;
  • Jack Kelly, ALN Senior Fellow, formerly with OMB for 36 years;
  • Moshe Nelson, Grant Thornton, Asset Management Nexus Solution Lead;
  • Amelia Shachoy, Assistant Director, US Government Accountability Office;
  • Mary Goldsmith, Strategic Liaison to Federal, State & Local Government, RSM;
  • Michael Hardy, Vice President of Public Sector, 4tell Solutions;
  • Lindsay Ziegler, Principal, Andrew James Advisory Group;
  • Paul Murphy, Senior Government Contracts & Market Analyst, Bloomberg Government;

 – Asset Management Summit – GAO, Federal Agencies, and Asset Management associations

  • 2:45 pm – 4:30 pm Venue: U.S. Capitol Hill Visitors Center

 – No Host Dinner

  • 6:30 pm Venue: Talay Thai at 406 1st Street SE on Capitol Hill

Thursday 15 November

 – Federal Asset Leadership Forum – Information Management

  • 8:30 am – 2:00 pm Venue: Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Hearing Room. Room SD-406 Dirksen Senate Office Building, 1st Street NW and Constitution Avenue corner entrance. Take the nearest elevator to 4th floor.

The critical role of information management to improved government asset management will be explored in presentations from legislators, agencies, institutions and private companies.


  • James Dalton, USACE Civil Works Director;
  • Kimon Onuma, President, Onuma Inc.;
  • Chris Lyles, Asset Manager, Western Area Power Administration;
  • Lisa Cooley, Director, Federal Solutions, RS Means by Gordian;
  • Boyd Beal, Principal, Andrew James Advisory Group;
  • Michael Bordenaro, Communications Director, Asset Leadership Network;
  • Katharine Day, Infrastructure Analytics Lead, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Michael Karau, Director, Real Property and Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Homeland Security;
  • Levron Schuchalter, Director, Training and Development, Office of Facilities Management, General Services Administration;
  • Marc Vandeveer, Chief Innovation Officer, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center
  • Gregory Rea, Manager (Acting), Strategic Management Group, Air Traffic Control Facilities and Engineering Services, Federal Aviation Administration;
  • Roger Grant, Program Manager, National Institute of Building Sciences;
  • Shawn Benge, Associate Director, Park Planning, Facilities and Lands, National Park Service;

– An Introduction to ALN A55K Professional Certification Benefits

  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Venue: Grant Thornton, 333 John Carlyle St # 500, Alexandria, Virginia
  • Limited Seating, restrictions may apply

Friday 16 November

 – State and Local Government Asset Leadership Summit

  • 8:30 – 3:00 Venue: University of the District of Columbia – 4200 Connecticut, NW, Washington, D.C.

Co-host – Government of Washington, D.C.

Benefits from the transfer of knowledge between federal and state and local government can improve results for tax payers will be demonstrated and explored in this dynamic exploration of what is working in real-world asset management.


  • Muriel Bowser, Mayor, Washington, D.C. (invited);
  • Jeffrey Dewitt, CFO, Washington, D.C. (invited);
  • Marty Rowland, ALN Senior Fellow;
  • Andrew Kleine, author, “Budgeting for Outcomes”, Baltimore Budget Director from 2013 – 2018;
  • Christopher Galbraith, Manager, Facilities Information Systems, United States Postal Service;
  • Troy LeMaile-Stovall, Chief Operating Officer, University of the District of Columbia;