Tag Archives: Office of Federal Procurement Policy

Joanne Woytek: Agencies Eye Government-Wide Vehicles to Understand Spending Data

Government agencies are increasingly looking to users of government-wide acquisition contracts such as the General Services Administration and NASA to see how those agencies met their procurement needs and made decisions, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Joanne Woytek, a program manager of NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement, told Federal News Radio she …

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Joe Jordan: OFPP Revises Rules for Reducing Agency Expenses

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy released a policy update that seeks to reduce program expenses and other costs for federal agencies, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes the OFPP revised Circular A-131, a mandate meant to advocate value engineering or the effort intended to study federal systems, …

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OFPP Nominee Joseph Jordan Visits Lawmakers For Confirmation Hearing

The White House nominated Joseph Jordan to replace Dan Gordon as Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator in February. Now Jordan awaits congressional approval to take Gordon’s place as the acquisition head, Federal News Radio reports. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, …

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OFPP Continuing To Dispel Myths On Industry-Vendor Communication; Lesley Field Comments

Agencies and service vendors are falling victim to multiple myths within the government contracting acquisition process, according to the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. OFPP previously issued a memo in February 2011 to dispel certain myths associated with federal procurement and communication, Federal News Radio reports. On Monday, OFPP issued …

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Obama Nominates Joseph Jordan OFPP Director

President Obama has nominated Joseph Jordan director of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, according to a White House announcement. Upon congressional approval, Jordan will succeed Dan Gordon, who took up a teaching position at George Washington University‘s law school. Jordan currently serves as a senior adviser to acting OMB …

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