NCMA Greater Philadelphia Chapter Secures the 2016 Walter R. Graalman Gold Level Award!
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Welcome to the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of NCMA
Celebrating Over 50 Years of Contract Management Excellence!
Congratulations to NCMA Greater Philadelphia Chapter's own, Sidney Ozer!
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EPA Administrator’s Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Support of Small Businesses
Congratulations to the US Government Environmental Protection Agency Region III Small Business Program Team (Tiffany Cooper, Hana Hyland, Sidney Ozer,
and Al Pinero) on their receipt of the EPA Administrator’s Award for Outstanding Accomplishments by an EPA employee or group in Support of Small Businesses
Impacted by EPA Regulations. This award is for their demonstration of outstanding achievements in working with, and addressing the concerns of, small
businesses that are impacted by EPA regulations.
Region III’s Small Business Program Team worked collaboratively with external small business assistance providers to conduct outreach to small businesses
and enhance environmental regulation compliance in FY 2016 by engaging with over 1000 small businesses at 12 outreach events. The team, along with several
federal acquisition professionals, became charter members of the Philadelphia Federal Executive Board’s (FEB) Mid-Atlantic Acquisition Council (MAAC).
As members of the Small Business Sub-Committee, the team educated owners while promoting procurement opportunities for small businesses, small disadvantaged
businesses, women-owned businesses, HUB Zone businesses, and service-disabled veteran owned businesses.
In addition, the team played an instrumental role in devising and implementing an Acquisition Day to help reduce the burdens and impacts on the regulated
small business community. This event hosted participants from 12 federal agencies and 2,013 contracting professionals. Another example of the team’s
exemplary leadership and small business outreach is highlighted by their support of the Women in Public Policy ChallengeHER half-day training event.
This event focused on participants of the Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) Set-Aside Program looking to become more effective players in the government
contracting arena. The team provided four educational sessions: What WOSB’s Can Do to Help Create Set-Asides?, Working with Federal Buyers, Research and
Marketing – Doing Your Homework, and Doing Business with the U.S. EPA. This event successfully brought together 72 WOSB’s and 49 federal contractors to
increase awareness of and reduce the burdens regulated small business owners face.
Click on link and scroll down for photo of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and EPA OSDBU Director Denise Benjamin Sirmons presenting award to Hana Hyland
and Sidney Ozer representing EPA RIII. https://www.flickr.com/gp/usepagov/EmX307
Contract Management Leadership Development Program (CMLDP) - the call for Applications is NOW OPEN! Submission deadline is June 30, 2017 - apply today!
Please visit the CMLDP Program Page for more information about the program.
Executive Vice President Jeannine Roso and Greater Philadelphia member Lisa Stewart representing the chapter at the 2016 World Congress in Orlando, FL.
✰ Coming Events ✰
Navy Pier, Chicago, IL - attendees receive up to 20 CPE's!
World Congress Chicago
Riverton Country Club, 1416 Highland Ave, Cinnaminson, NJ
NDIA Delaware Valley Chapter Golf Outing & Business Networking
1515 Arch St., Phila. from 8:30am - 11:30am
NCMA Greater Phila. presents a seminar on the City of Philadelphia's new electronic bidding process
No charge to attend!
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SJU Veterans Entrepreneurial Jumpstart (VEJ)
The Veterans Entrepreneurial Jumpstart (VEJ) program is designed specifically to provide the tools, education and mentorship necessary to allow all qualified veterans the opportunity to start their own businesses.
Phase I (Sept 2017)
Phase II (Oct 14-22, 2017)
Phase III (after Phase II)
36th Annual Government Contract Management Symposium
Hyatt Regency Crystal City