Session 1.2 Show Me the Data! Leveraging the Workforce to Plan a Readier, More Sustainable Workplace

APA Federal Planning Division


Wednesday, April 25, 2018
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. CDT

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Federal facilities managers rely on many models, research, and industry expertise to choose best practices for our organizations.  Many Agency decisionmakers, though, are not facilities managers.  “Can you confirm that those external studies are applicable here?” they ask, “Show me the data…”


Aaron Eisenbarth, will introduce GSA’s Tenant Satisfaction Survey, a powerful data set planners can leverage in response to such queries.  Not only does GSA survey its tenants’ workplace satisfaction annually, but it recently extended the survey across civilian agencies whether or not GSA provides the facility.  Mr. Eisenbarth will introduce the survey and demonstrate the web interface planners can use to access and interpret the available data.


Kim Toufectis will show how NASA combines survey data with other real property information.  His analysis highlights opportunities to stretch capital investments to increase the workforce benefit under constrained Federal facilities investments.



Kim Toufectis, AICP

Kim Toufectis is a facilities strategist and NASA's Facilities Master Planning Program Manager. A registered architect and certified planner, Kim left private practice for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in 1991, eventually developing a comprehensive facilities master plan for Goddard's main site in Greenbelt, Maryland. Having led ... Read More

Aaron Eisenbarth

Data Analytics Specialist at GSA

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