FEHA AEM July 24th-27th 2018
Radisson Resort, Cape Canaveral, Florida
2018 AEM Keynote Speaker
Burton R. Summerfield
NASA Kennedy Space Center
Senior Adviser for Institutional Management
Burton R. Summerfield serves as the Senior Advisor for Institutional Management at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC). In this role, Summerfield provides specialized expertise to a wide range of mission support areas across the agency. He is the primary liaison between KSC and NASA Headquarters Mission Support Directorate and Office of Program and Institutional Integration. This office is responsible for reducing the institutional risk of current and future missions by improving processes, stimulating efficiency, and providing consistency and uniformity across organizational capabilities and services. Summerfield’s responsibilities encompass all the functional areas and content of Center Management and Operations (CMO), institutional Construction of Facilities (CoF), and Environmental Compliance and Restoration. Some of the areas under Summerfield’s purview include Center Core Technical Capability, Technical Excellence, and Technical Authority and center management functions such as facilities, information technology, fire, medical, security, environmental operations, logistics, education and outreach, and related civil service workforce. Summerfield develops integrated strategies and planning, including related CMO and center-wide civil service workforce content, recommends operating plan marks and priorities, establishes and manages institutional reserves, manages the integration of KSC reinvestment funding and the authority-to-proceed process, and recommends and assesses funding and charging policies and plans.