More than in past election years, a top contractors group has been diving in to prepare for the coming presidential transition, in part with the release on June 9, 2016 of a new survey highlighting concerns over capabilities of the government’s acquisition workforce.
“We are working with the Partnership for Public Service and other groups on a number of papers and a multi-pronged strategy” for meeting with the teams of the major presidential candidates, said Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel of the 400-company Professional Services Council, at a panel at the ACQUIRE Conference & Expo in Washington, D.C.
Getting an audience with the candidates or staff isn’t easy, added David Berteau, the council’s president and CEO, “because candidates don’t want to be take away one ounce of energy from getting elected.”
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See article about the Acquisition Policy Survey with link to survey results here: http://contractingacademy.gatech.edu/?p=9709