Doing Business with the US Department of Interior (DOI)
Doing Business with the US Department of Interior
The US Department of the Interior (DOI) manages America’s vast natural and cultural resources and relies on the help of America’s businesses to maintain roads, bridges, schools, office buildings, irrigation systems and reservoirs.
Each of the DOI bureaus and other major organizations within DOI has its own procurement office. The DOI procurement organizations contract with the private sector for a variety of supplies, equipment and services.
DOI’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization is committed to providing a full and open competitive environment for procurement opportunities. If you are seeking a contracting opportunity with DOI and want to learn more about the roles small businesses play at the Interior, this is the workshop for you.
The Essentials of Government Contracting
Monitoring and responding to solicitations, processing paperwork, writing proposals, pricing your services/products – government contracting can be overwhelming. But that’s no reason to avoid this huge marketplace. This highly interactive session will help you make sense of what’s really important and how to keep on track. Bring your questions and share your experiences —you’ll come away better prepared!
Learn From the Experts
William has more than twenty eight years of varied federal government experience in contracting and contracting related fields as a contract specialist and as a policy analyst.
He has worked for the Department of Defense and the Department of the Interior. He has worked as an internal controls monitor and has supported major procurement programs. In his current position as a policy analyst he researches and reports on policy matters impacting small business and advises small businesses on pursuing opportunities with the Department of the Interior and other federal agencies.
William holds a BA in Political Science from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania and a JD from Duquesne University.
Maryann brings over 30 years of government contracting experience to her position as director of UCEDC’s PTAC program. She brings a unique perspective to the job as she’s held positions on both sides of the table – helping businesses to obtain government contracts as well as overseeing the government contract process for a manufacturing concern in New Jersey.
Following an 18-year tenure as a senior contracting official for Greenbrier Industries in Englewood Cliffs, Maryann served as director of the Rockland County PTAC for 13 years. She joined UCEDC in 2007, and under her direction, the PTAC program was awarded the 2010 “Outstanding Center Award” by the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC).