Prouty, a Public Building Service career official,Â replaced Jim Williams in the role of acting GSAÂ administrator on Jan. 20, according to GSA. The White House did not immediately respond to questions about the appointment.
Williams has returned to his former job as commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service. HeÂ was nominated by former PresidentÂ Bush to run the agencyÂ last summer,Â but wasÂ never confirmed by the Senate. Williams had been running the agency on an acting basis ever since.