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Message from Secretary Burckle:

Ed Burckle“Welcome to our website. Whether you are a state employee looking for information about your health benefits, a contractor seeking details on how to do business with the state or a representative of a New Mexico government agency who needs state printing services, we want to make sure you find the information you need.
 
The General Services Department has been described as “The heart and soul of state government. ” Our statutory mission is to achieve the highest level of government efficiency through consolidation of resources and improved operating procedures.
 
But our work is about more than the reason this department was created. It is my goal to ensure that GSD instills a culture where the needs of our stakeholders are addressed in a timely and effective manner and where safety is the highest value.                       
           Ed Burckle
                    GSD Cabinet Secretary  
 
The Governor has made our directive clear: Do more with less. We must and will achieve the greatest return on your investment in state government by prioritizing projects and working to achieve the greatest possible effectiveness for New Mexico citizens.
 
GSD provides seven key services to other state agencies:  Printing; Purchasing; Risk Management (acting as the state’s insurer and health care manager); Property Control (lease management and major capital construction); Building Services (maintenance, utilities, and security of state owned facilities); and, Transportation Services (surplus property, vehicle and aircraft fleet operations).”
 

GSD’s Key Objectives

  • Dispose of Unnecessary Assets
  • Reduce the Cost of Leased Facilities
  • Improve Life Cycle C ost Management of State Buildings
  • Lead Governor Martinez’ Task Force on Procurement Reform
  • Reduce Risk by Improving Property, Casualty, and Health Care Management
  • Develop Outcome Based Results
  • Be Responsive to Our Customers
 
About Secretary Burckle
General Services Department Secretary, Ed Burckle, has decades of experience as a senior manager in the private and public sectors.  He has overseen program, small business, contractual and supplier matters, first as general manager of a company providing facilities management and construction services at Los Alamos National Laboratory and later as director of a Santa Fe-based economic development group.  Burckle is a retired Air Force colonel who, before moving to New Mexico in 2003, worked at the Pentagon as the Air Force’s liaison with Congress on procurement reform and commanded three military acquisition units during an accomplished 26-year military career. “Ed is a proven leader who is committed to ensuring that state government will operate at a high level of efficiency,” Governor Susana Martinez said. “His background makes him uniquely qualified to ensure that New Mexico residents get the most value from every tax dollar. ”

 

We want to hear from you!

The General Services Department is committed to providing fast and friendly responses to all inquiries, suggestions and comments that the Office of the Secretary receives from the public and state entities. Please let us know how we can better serve you by Clicking here to submit your comments and filling out an online comment form. Your request will be delivered directly to the Office of the Secretary for review and follow up.   

 

 

 
 

 

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