PRT Annual Contracting Professional Excellence Award
2018 Award Winner, Master Sergeant Chad J. Stemick.

Recent PRT Guest Speakers:

Kim Herrington, Acting Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting, (USD(A&S)).

James J. Kren, Deputy Director, Defense Security Service (DSS).

Major General Cameron G. Holt, Deputy Assistant Secretary (Contracting) USAF.


Dedicated to Federal Acquisition Excellence Since 1984
Elmer B. Staats

Elmer B. Staats – Former Chairman Emeritus
(deceased July 23, 2011)   

First Chairman and Chairman Emeritus of the PRT. Former Comptroller General of the United States; former Deputy Director, Bureau of the Budget (OMB).
Ray Bjorklund

Raymond C. Bjorklund – Vice Chair (Webmaster)

Consultant on government contract spending. President, BirchGrove Consulting, LLC; Executive and Chief Knowledge Officer, Deltek Information Solutions; Executive, Chief Knowledge Officer, and Consultant, FedSources, a Washington Management Group company. Colonel, USAF, retired. Assistant Deputy Director (and Acting Deputy Director) for Procurement and Logistics, Defense Information Systems Agency (Chair, Acquisition Review Board); Director of Integration, Cheyenne Mountain Complex System Program Office, USAF Electronic Systems Center; Program Manager, Combat Command, Control, and Communications Program Office, USAF Electronic Systems Center; Senior Research Fellow, National Defense University. System manager, program manager, and systems engineer; author and commentator.
Allan V. Burman

Allan V. Burman – Chairman

President, Jefferson Solutions, Jefferson Consulting Group, LLC and Commissioner, Section 809 Panel on Defense Streamlining; former Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Executive Office of the President; former Senior Advisor to the Deputy Director for Management, OMB; former Chief, Air Force Branch, National Security Division, OMB; former Special Assistant to the Director of Defense Education, Office of the Secretary of Defense; former member of the congressionally established Services Acquisition Reform Act and Section 800 Panels; Columnist, Government Executive Magazine, 1997-2003; Awarded the National Contract Management Associations’ Lifetime Achievement Award, July 2018.
Robert A. Burton

Robert A. Burton – Vice Chair (Legal Advice)

Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP; former Deputy Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Executive Office of the President; Senior Associate General Counsel for Acquisition, Defense Contract Management Agency; General Counsel, Defense Energy Support Center; Associate General Counsel, Defense Logistics Agency.
David A. Drabkin

David A. Drabkin – Vice Chair (Planning)

Currently: Member Section 809 Panel, “Advisory Panel on Streamlining and Codifying Acquisition Regulations;” and, Director, Government Contracts, Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP. Former: Director Corporate Contracts and Director Acquisition Policy, Northrop Grumman Corporation; Deputy Chief Acquisition Officer and Senior Procurement Executive, US GSA; Deputy Program Manager Pentagon Renovation Office; Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition Reform); Associate Counsel for Procurement, DLA; Chief Counsel DCMR-NY; and Army Judge Advocate.
Nancy M. Heimbaugh

Nancy M. Heimbaugh – Vice Chair (Operations)

Principal, LMP Alliance, LLC; Independent consultant and senior acquisition professional with more than 35+ years with the Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency, and the Department of the Navy. Former Director, Acquisition, Defense Logistics Agency, Senior Procurement Executive and Component Acquisition Executive; Competition Advocate; Executive Director, Acquisition Management, Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, PA; Director, Acquisition Policy, Defense Logistics Agency; Director, Navy Field Contracting, Contract Management, Naval Supply Systems Command; Currently serves on Board of Directors for a nonprofit agency under the U.S. AbilityOne Commission.  
Kenneth J. Oscar

Kenneth J. Oscar – Vice Chair (Treasurer/Awards)

Ken Oscar Associates; former Vice President for Strategy, Fluor Corporation; former Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology; former Acting Administrator for the Office of Federal Procurement Policy; former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement.  
Gary P. Quigley

Gary P. Quigley – Vice Chair (Audit)

Retired Counsel, Sidley and Austin; former Deputy General Counsel, Defense Logistics Agency; member, Department of Defense Advisory Panel on Streamlining and Codifying Acquisition Law.  
Terry Raney

Terry Raney – Vice Chair (Scribe)

Senior Vice-President and Division Group Manager Acquisition Support Group of CACI International providing program and acquisition management support to over 40 Federal Civilian and DoD customers. Colonel, USAF, Retired; Air Force Acting Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (Contracting), Chief of Contract Policy and Policy Member Defense Acquisition Regulations (DAR) Council; Department Chairman Defense Systems Management College (DSMC) and Course Director DSMC Advanced Program Management Course; Deputy Department Head Air Force Academy Department of Economics and Director of Acquisition Research; PhD economics Georgetown University; MA economics University of Memphis; National Contract Management Association Board of Directors; Co-chair Professional Services Council Acquisition Policy Committee.