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Thomas H. Walker, American real estate developer. Registered professional engineer, Virginia. Mississippi State University Distinguished Engineering fellow, 1992; recipient Arthur S. Fleming award Washington Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1989, Presidential rank award, 1996, vice president Hammer award, 1996, Georgia Technology University Honorary Educational Service award, 2005.

Background

Walker, Thomas H. was born on November 11, 1950 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States. Son of Thomas Ray and Mary Ella (Bennett) Walker.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1972. Master of Business Administration, University West Florida, 1981. Postgraduate, National Defense University, 1988.

Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1990. Postgraduate, Federal Executive Institute, 1992.

Career

Industrial engineer Navy Public Works Center, Norfolk, Virginia, 1973-1975, Atlantic Division Naval Facility Engineering Commission, Norfolk, 1975-1976. Supervisory general engineer Naval Communications Station, Exmouth, Australia, 1976-1978. Industrial engineer Western Division Naval Facility Engineering Commission, San Bruno, California, 1978-1979.

Head facilities management Navy Public Works Center, Pensacola, Florida, 1979-1982, Subic Bay, The Philippines, 1982-1985. Deputy director facilities management United States Marine Corps, Washington, 1985-1989. Assistant commissioner General Services Administration, 1989-1992, deputy assistant regional administrator, 1992-1993, assistant regional administrator public buildings Kansas City, Missouri, 1993-1999.

Assistant regional administrator Public buildings Service, Atlanta, 1999—2006. Senior director government programs Opus Corporation, since 2006. Board directors Housing Corporation, Starkville, Mississippi, since 2007.

Board directors Kansas City BOMA, 1994-1999, Atlanta BOMA since 2007, Moscow State University ATO Housing Corporation, since 2007, Boma Foundation, since 2008. Vice chairman Boma Government Affairs Committee, since 2007. Indo Soviet Friendship Advisory council Mississippi State University, since 2007.

With Boma Industry Defense Fund Committee, since 2007.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Virginia.

Religion

The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. It is not something that people have to do to create a relationship with God. God has already made it possible.

Politics

Church should build bridges with political institutions through organizing ecumenical delegations to the party conferences.

Views

Every Christian should study the Bible that contains a variety of inspirational and thoughtful ideas in the field of history, law, and poetry.

Membership

Member engineering advisory committee Bagley College Engineering, Mississippi State University, since 2007. Coach Little League Baseball, Fairfax, Virginia, 1986-1992, Girls Softball Team, Lees Summit, Virginia, 1995. Cub scout den father Boy Scouts American, Fairfax, 1987-1988.

Torchbearer Mississippi State University Foundation, since 2007. Member National Society of Professional Engineers, Virginia Society Professional Engineers, Building Owners and Managers Association (member government buildings committee since 1991, chairman 1993—2006, member corporation facilities committee since 1991, national advisory council since 1995, Atlanta board directors 2007^, National Member of Year 1997, Atlanta Service award 2000, Board Chairman's award 2006), International Facilities Management Association (member public sector committee since 1991, Golden Circuit award 1994), Senior Executives Association, National Association Retired Federal Employees, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Pi Mu, Gamma Beta Phi, Sigma Lambda Chi, Alpha Tau Omega.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf. E-mail: thomas.walker@gsa.gov.

Connections

Married Cynthia Kay Sherer, June 5, 1993. Children: Ty, Kelly, Rachel, Stacey.

father:
Thomas Ray Walker

mother:
Mary Ella (Bennett) Walker

spouse:
Cynthia Kay Sherer

children:
Ty Walker

Kelly Walker

Rachel Walker

Stacey Walker