James VanAntwerp is the winner of the Federal Managers Association’s Federal Manager of the year award. VanAntwerp is the technical director of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division in Keyport, Washington According to his online bio, VanAntwerp began his federal career in 1981.
He said he has worked hard on retention at his office, particularly for women. He created the Professional Women Employee Networking Group. His accomplishments include setting up a daycare center and encouraging women to practice leadership skills, according to FMA.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 4-7 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.