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Acquisition Policy Flash! 12-23

What's Changed?

Deputy Senior Procurement Executive Change

Purpose:  To inform the VA Acquisition Workforce of a change in the Deputy Senior Procurement Executive (DSPE) designation from the Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) for Acquisition to the ADAS for Procurement Policy, Systems and Oversight.

Dated:  August 16, 2012

VAAR Section Impacted:  VAAR Subpart 801.304, Department control and compliance procedures

Effective Date:  Immediately

Expiration Date:  Effective until cancelled.

Background:  On April 16, 2012, a class deviation from 801.304 was issued to change the Deputy Senior Procurement Executive (DSPE) designation from the Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) for Acquisition to the ADAS for Procurement Policy, Systems and Oversight.  Additionally, the offices and titles for the Chief Acquisition Officer (CAO) and SPE were updated to reflect the current organizational structure.

Applicability:  This applies to all actions that the DSPE is required to authorize, approve, concur, sign or make a determination.  Actions for the DSPE shall be sent to:  va.procurement.policy@va.gov.

Additional Information:  Questions or concerns should be addressed to the Office of Acquisition and Logistics (003A), Procurement Policy and Warrant Management Service (003A2A) at (202) 461-6918, e-mail:  va.procurement.policy@va.gov.