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Judith Zawatsky

Assistant Commissioner, Office of Systems Management

Judith Zawatsky is an experienced federal leader with proven success uniting multiple stakeholders to create innovative program and policy solutions.


Ms. Zawatsky serves as Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Systems Management (OSM) within GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). She leads efforts to simplify and modernize FAS systems and to oversee operation of government-wide federal award systems. She has extensive experience in systems management, previously serving as the Acting Assistant Commissioner for OSM and as Acting Deputy Assistant Commissioner and Director for Outreach & Stakeholder Management in the Integrated Award Environment (IAE), one half of OSM.

Previously serving as the FAS Chief of Staff, Ms. Zawatsky directed all executive operations for the Office of the Commissioner, which is responsible for overseeing the delivery of more than $50 billion of products, services, and solutions to customer agencies throughout government annually.

Ms. Zawatsky served as Director of GSA’s Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) Transformation Program Management Office. In that role, she oversaw all initiatives impacting the Schedules program with the goal of providing GSA’s stakeholders with a MAS program that addresses current market forces and provides government with a streamlined, value-based contracting solution that meets mission-critical needs.


In addition to multiple GSA Administrator’s and Commissioner’s Awards for operational excellence and process improvement, Ms. Zawatsky received a 2016 Fed100 Award for her work as the IAE Director of Outreach and Stakeholder Engagement.. She is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and served on the Blue Ribbon Multiple Award Schedule Advisory Federal Advisory Committee Act FACA Panel.

Prior to joining GSA, Ms. Zawatsky spent 18 years as a commercial consultant in government contracting and business processes. She studied Business Administration at the University of Maryland and holds a diploma from Georgetown University’s Institute of Comparative Political and Economic Systems. Judith is a Harry S. Truman Scholar for Public Service.