FAR Staff by Assignment

The Federal Acquisition Policy Division writes and revises the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). The Division coordinates with the Office Federal Procurement Policy and other agencies in a highly collaborative and deliberative process to implement laws, executive orders, other agency regulations, and government-wide policies to support the maintenance of the FAR.

FAR ANALYST

EMAIL

Janet Fry
(Director)

janet.fry@gsa.gov

Cecelia Davis
(Chair, Acquisition Ethics and International Law Team)

cecelia.davis@gsa.gov

Zenaida Delgado
(Deputy, Acquisition Finance Team)

zenaida.delgado@gsa.gov

Deborah Erwin
(Counsel to the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council)

deborah.erwin@gsa.gov

Camara Francis
(Chair, Acquisition Technology and Information Team)

camara.francis@gsa.gov

Marilyn Chambers
(Deputy, Acquisition Small Business Team)

marilyn.chambers@gsa.gov

Curtis Glover
(Chair, Acquisition Environmental and Contract Management Team)

curtis.glover@gsa.gov

Michael Jackson
(Deputy, Acquisition Strategy Team)

michaelo.jackson@gsa.gov

Mahruba Uddowla

mahruba.uddowla@gsa.gov

PART

FAR PART TITLE

ANALYST

BACK-UP

TEAM

1

Federal Acquisition Regulations System

Shared

Shared

N/A

2

Definitions of Words and Terms

Shared

Shared

Shared

3

Improper Business Practices and Personal Conflicts of Interest

Davis

Law

4

Administrative Matters

Francis

Uddowla

Information and Technology

5

Publicizing Contract Actions

Jackson

Uddowla

Strategy

6

Competition Requirements

Jackson

Uddowla

Strategy

7

Acquisition Planning

Jackson

Uddowla

Strategy

8

Required Sources of Supply and Services

Uddowla

Jackson

Strategy

9.1

Contractor Qualifications; Responsible Prospective Contractors

Davis

Law

9.2

Contractor Qualifications; Qualifications Requirements

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

9.3

Contractor Qualifications; First Article Testing and Approval

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

9.4

Contractor Qualifications; Debarment, Suspension, and Ineligibility

Davis

Law

9.5

Contractor Qualifications; Organizational and Consultant Conflicts of Interest

Davis

Law

9.6

Contractor Qualifications; Contractor Team Arrangements

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

9.7

Contractor Qualifications; Defense Production Pools and Research and Development Pools

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

10

Market Research

Jackson

Uddowla

Strategy

11

Describing Agency Needs

Jackson

Uddowla

Strategy

12

Acquisition of Commercial Items

Jackson

Uddowla

Strategy

13

Simplified Acquisition Procedures

Jackson

Uddowla

Strategy

14

Sealed Bidding

Jackson

Uddowla

Strategy

15

Contracting by Negotiation (Less 15.4)

Jackson

Uddowla

Strategy (except 15.4)

15.4

Contract Pricing

Delgado

Uddowla

Finance

16

Types of Contracts

Jackson

Uddowla

Strategy

17

Special Contracting Methods

Jackson

Uddowla

Strategy

18

Emergency Procurement Authorities

Jackson

Francis

Strategy

19

Small Business Programs

Chambers

Uddowla

Small Business

20

(Reserved)

21

(Reserved)

22

Application of Labor Laws to Government Acquisitions

Davis

Law

23

Environment, Conservation, and Occupational Safety

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

24

Protection of Privacy and Freedom of Information

Francis

Uddowla

Information and Technology

25

Foreign Acquisition

Davis

Law

26

Other Socioeconomic Programs

Chambers

Uddowla

Small Business

27

Patents, Data, and Copyrights

Davis

Law

28

Bonds and Insurance

Delgado

Uddowla

Finance

29

Taxes

Delgado

Uddowla

Finance

30

Cost Accounting Standards Administration

Delgado

Uddowla

Finance

31

Contract Cost Principles and Procedures

Delgado

Uddowla

Finance

32

Contract Financing

Delgado

Uddowla

Finance

33

Protest, Disputes, and Appeals

Davis

Law

34

Major Systems Acquisitions

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

35

Research and Development Contracting

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

36

Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

37

Service Contracting

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

38

Federal Supply Service Contracting

Uddowla

Jackson

Strategy

39

Acquisition of Information Technology

Francis

Uddowla

Information and Technology

40

(Reserved)

41

Acquisition of Utility Services

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

42

Contract Administration

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

43

Contract Modification

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

44

Subcontracting Policies and Procedures

Chambers

Uddowla

Small Business

45

Government Property

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

46

Quality Assurance

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

47

Transportation

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

48

Value Engineering

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

49

Termination of Contracts

Glover

Environmental and Contract Management

50

Extraordinary Contractual Actions

Davis

Law

51

Use of Government Sources by Contractors

Jackson

Uddowla

Strategy

52

Solicitation Provisions And Contract Clauses

Shared

Shared

Shared

53

Forms

Shared

Shared

Shared

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