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Environmental Protection Agency Opportunities Brief

Environmental Protection Agency Opportunities BriefTuesday, May 12, 2020, at 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM- Eastern Standard Time

The mission of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to protect human health and the environment. This mission resonates with all Americans; we can all agree that we want a clean, healthy environment that supports a thriving economy. The Agency works to ensure future generations will inherit a better and healthier environment. In carrying out its mission, EPA works to ensure that all Americans are protected from exposure to hazardous environmental risks where they live, learn, work, and enjoy their lives. The Agency guides national efforts to reduce environmental and human health risks, based upon on-going research and scientific analysis.

EPA’s FY 2020 Annual Performance Plan and Budget of $6.068 billion. Projected spending can be found here: EPA Acquisition Forecast

Top NAICS include: NAICS: 518210, 541330, 541380,  541611, 541620, 562910This Agency Briefing will include:

  • Agency Forecast
  • Current buying requirements
  • Agency operations and buying practices that may be different due to the virus outbreak
  • Agency strategy for small business inclusion in Category Management – BIC purchasing,
  • Agency contacts
  • Number one recommendation for accessing contracts within your agency

Meeting Details

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM- Eastern Standard Time
Location: Web Conference (register to secure log-in/dial-in details)

General Registration & Fees

Fees for the meeting are as follows:

Upon completion of your registration, you will be provided with the meeting dial-in and log-in information.

[Government Agency, Large Prime Contractor and Resource Provider Representatives (as approved by ASBCC) – Complimentary.]

Denise Benjamin Sirmons, Esq
Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
U.S. Department of Environmental Protection

Denise Benjamin Sirmons serves as the Director of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, responsible for leading the EPA’s efforts to advance the business, regulatory and environmental compliance concerns of small and disadvantaged businesses.Denise has served in various leadership positions at the EPA, including in the Office of Diversity, Advisory Committee Management and Outreach, Office of Grants and Debarment, and the Office of Acquisition Management.  Before joining the EPA, Denise was the Assistant General Counsel for Contracting at the U.S. Small Business Administration, and worked as a litigator for a major national law firm.

Denise holds a Master of Laws Degree in Government Procurement Law, with Honors, from George Washington University Law School.  She also earned a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Howard University Law School, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.  She is the recipient of several awards, including the Patricia A. Tobin Government Contracts Award.  She has also published articles in the Public Contract Law Journal and the Howard Law Journal.