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1 Welcome to the NCMA Pentagon Chapter! January Dinner Meeting Thursday, January 9, 2014

2 Agenda 5:00 - 6:00pm Registration/Networking 6:00 - Approx 6:15pm NCMA & Chapter Announcements/Raffle 7:00 - Approx 7:45pm Speaker Presentation/Q&A/ Closing

3 Welcome, NCMA & Chapter Announcements Ms. Rena Clark President, NCMA-Pentagon

4 Small Business Training Forum, January 17-18, 2014 in Atlantic City, NJ Subcontract Management Training Forum, March 27-28, 2014 at the Westin in San Diego, CA NCMA World Congress, July 27-30, 2014 at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in Washington, DC Don't forget to check out the NCMA main website periodically to check upcoming events and news articles! NCMA National Announcements

5 NCMA Pentagon Chapter 2013 Upcoming Events Feb 13 - Pentagon Chapter Breakfast Webinar “Complexity of Pricing in the Commercial Marketplace” Location: Council for Logistics Research, Inc. 201 12 th St. S, Suite 800, Arlington, VA 22202 Cost: $10 CLP: 1.5 Feb 27- General Body Chapter Meeting- All Members are welcome! Open Forum Discussion Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel Dining Room Mar 13 - Pentagon Chapter Educational Networking Event March - Nominations due for Pentagon Chapter Elect positions April - Elections held for Pentagon Chapter Elect Positions April - National Education Seminar May 8 - Final Dinner Meeting for the Program Year

6 Chapter Officers & Volunteers ! Rena Clark, President Angela Deren, President-Elect Ruta Haile, Secretary Declan Jarry, Secretary-Elect Marcia Van Camp, Treasurer Khia Baylor-Davis - Treasurer-Elect Rita Baker, VP – Membership Kowanna Parran, VP – Technology Maureen Soldano, VP – Education Aaron Giachetti, VP – Communications James Mitchell, CFCM, CPCM, Fellow, VP – Programs Keisha Simmons, Grants Chair Lisa Grant Tillman, Elections Chair Arron Fowlkes, Awards Chair

7 For more information on NCMA-Pentagon, please visit our website

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9 Tonight’s Featured Speaker: Mr. Mark Gazillo Acting Director Washington Headquarters Services Office of Small Business Programs Tonight’s Topic: Advocacy and Small Business Responsibilities in the Federal Government **Earn: 2 CPE / 2 CLP /.2 CEU**

10 Office of Small Business Programs Washington Headquarters Services (WHS) Mr. Mark Gazillo Acting Director, Office of Small Business Programs

11 The Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) plays a key role in planning, organizing and directing the small business program for Washington Headquarters Services (WHS). The OSBP Director is responsible for overseeing the Government’s policy to place a fair proportion of its acquisitions across all small business categories, and for ensuring that small businesses have maximum practicable opportunity to participate as subcontractors at all tiers. OSBP Goal

12 The OSBP serves as the advocate for small business while providing procurement guidance and assistance to WHS customers, technical personnel, contracting officers, and contract specialists in all areas of contracting and the small business program. The goal is to assist acquisition team members by recommending the most advantageous contracting approach that will not only maximize small business participation but also contribute to making sound judgments and decisions OSBP Goal

13 OSBP Key Areas of Responsibility  Serve as Principal Advisor to the Director of WHS on Small Business  Principal Advisor to the Head of Contracting Activity (HCA) on Small Business  Serve as Advisor to WHS Customers on Small Business and Procurement Planning  Serve as Advisor to WHS Contracting Officers and Contract Specialists on the Small Business Program, Federal Regulations, Market Research, and Acquisition Planning

14 OSBP Key Areas of Responsibility  Provide formal Small Business Coordination and Execution of Department of Defense DD-Form 2579  Provide Guidance & Assistance in Strategic Market Research Planning for WHS and WHS Customers  Provide Guidance & Assistance in Tactical Market Research Planning for all Customer Needs & Requirements

15 OSBP Key Areas of Responsibility  Conduct Small Business Outreach – Attend & Conduct Outreach Events, Conferences, Webinars, & Matchmaking Events  Small Business Advocacy - Promote & balance small business programs that are consistent with both the Small Business Act and WHS’s Mission  Small Business Counseling – Know and understand small business capabilities, interests and needs and communicate WHS requirements to small businesses. Assist small businesses in understanding the acquisition & procurement process

16 OSBP Key Areas of Responsibility  Provide Training to Contracting Officers, Contract Specialists and Customers in Small Business Programs & Regulations  Monitor and Report on Small Business Goals and achievements  Small Business Subcontracting Plan Review and Coordination

17 OSBP Key Areas of Responsibility  Serve as liaison with Small Business Administration (SBA) & Other Government Agencies  Small Business Policy/Guidance Development and Implementation  DoD Office of Small Business Programs Support

18 OBSB - Before and After Procurement Process Overview  Customer determines need  Acquisition planning and market research  Perform Market Research – Identify potential sources from:  Previous purchases/acquisitions  Directories, Internet searches, trade magazines, telephone surveys, etc.  Publicize Sources Sought; Request for Information if necessary  Requirements identified – Performance Work Statement (PWS) completed  Independent Government Cost Estimate completed & Funding secured  Are Small Businesses capable of performing the work at a fair market price?  If yes, set-aside requirement for small business  If no, make available for full & open competition  Prepare solicitation – RFP/RFQ  Receive offers -proposals/quotes  Evaluate offers, Negotiations & Award contract  Contract Administration, Modifications, Completion

19 Questions?

20 Mr. Mark Gazillo Washington Headquarters Services Acting Director, Office of Small Business Programs (703) 545-0542 More than Goals - Delivering Mission Success through Small Business Solutions

21 Closing/Q&A

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