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Slides from Darlene Brakefield's WOSB workshop held 01/29/13

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  • Legend: ECC ACC CC X 408 I I 904 MCC MICC Location marker for a unit with Command and Control responsibilities: ACC, ECC, and MICC Headquarters ACC Contracting Center (in this case with an SES position) MICC Mission Contracting Center ECC Brigade ECC Battalion Location marker for all other units. The only exception to this is for units located in other countries. ECC Senior Contingency Contracting Detachments and Contingency Contracting Detachmentswill also be displayed. ... 650 CCT ... 623 SCCT
  • Work in progress Dec 2000 - Congress added Section8(m) to the Small Business Reauthorization Act. authorizing Federal KO to restrict competition to eligible WOSB & EDWOSB   Took six years to propose a WOSB program – determining NAICS codes   Oct 2010 SBA Final Rule SBA regulation effective – 4 Feb 2011   FAR Implementation Effective 1 Apr 2011   New changes on the horizon talk later about them.  
  • A NAICS code is a six-digit number assigned by the government to various distinct business industries. Purpose is to promote uniformity and comparability in the presentation of statistical data collected by various agencies by the United States government. Developed under guidance of Office of Management and Budget. Groups similar type industries according to output and annual sales. Federal procurements supplies, services , and construction are identified and solicited by assigned NAICS code.  
  • EDWOSB status deals strictly with economics. An EDWOSB qualified as s “Socially and Economically Disadvantage Small Business” only if they are certified accordingly in the SBA’s 8(a) program.
  • Provided copy of NAICS codes through six digit designation More to come on statutory thresholds
  • Women Owned Small Businesses may elect to use the services of a Third Party Certifier to demonstrate eligibility for the program, or they may self-certify using the process outlined here on this website. SBA will only accept third party certification from these entities, and firms are still subject to the same eligibility requirements to participate in the program. Note, at the request of WBENC, SBA has approved WBENC only for the certification of WOSBs and not for the certification of Economically Disadvantaged WOSBs. Copy of Third Party Certification from an SBA Approved Third Pa rty Certifier Copy of JV agreement (if applicable) Copy of OMB’s WOSB/EDWOSB
  • Very important to provide all the required documents when self certifying – use the checklist that’s provided, get someone to review for completion – don’t want to miss an opportunity by not not having documents in proper order – KO will check and if it not all there they can’t make award. A third party certifier is a federal agency, state government, or a national certifying entity approved by the Administrator o provide certifications of WOSBs or EDWOSB. SBA maintain a list of approved third party certifiers. If they are not on the list they are not an SBA approved 3 rd party certifier. Don’t have to have 3 rd party certifier
  • Current Opportunities -
  • The law also requires the SBA to conduct another study to identify and report industries underrepresented by women-owned small businesses.  As a result, more eligible women-owned businesses may be able to participate in SBA’s Women’s Federal Contract Program and compete for and win federal contracts.

Women Owned Small Business Workshop 01/29/13 Women Owned Small Business Workshop 01/29/13 Presentation Transcript

  • UNCLASSIFIED Office of Small Business Programs Alice M. Williams, Associate Director Office of Small Business Programs alice.m.williams101.civ@mail.mil January 2013Agile – Proficient – Trusted UNCLASSIFIED
  • UNCLASSIFIEDAgile – Proficient – Trusted “…our Small Business offices throughout the Army work hard to develop and integrate innovative methods for enhancing business opportunities for small businesses of all types. Not just for the sake of meeting our goals, but to ensure that a fair portion of contract awards are placed in the hands of small businesses.” Camille M. Nichols Major General, U.S. Army Commanding
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  • A True A True Business Business Advisor Advisor Contracting Industry Industry Industry Industry Process Process A Focus on A Focus on Performance PerformancePursuing Excellence:Pursuing Excellence: Team Ownership Dividends: Team Ownership Dividends: ••A Stronger Understanding of Full Picture A Stronger Understanding of Full Picture••Completing Military & Civilian Growth Completing Military & Civilian Growth ••United Front for the Warfighter United Front for the Warfighter••Developmental Assignments Developmental Assignments ••Plans That Account for all Considerations Plans That Account for all Considerations••Communities of Practice Communities of Practice ••Solutions NOT Pursued in a Vacuum Solutions NOT Pursued in a Vacuum••Performance Metrics Performance Metrics ••What we Need and When we Need it What we Need and When we Need it••Industry Executive Council & Forums Industry Executive Council & Forums ••Holding Vendors Accountable Holding Vendors Accountable••Standard Tools & Better Communication Standard Tools & Better Communication••Advising and Assisting at all Steps Advising and Assisting at all Steps Customers ••Involvement end-to-end Involvement end-to-end 4
  • Army Contracting Command Office of Small Business Programs Address: AMSCC-SB 3334A Wells Road Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898 Ms. Alice Williams Associate Director Phone: 256-955-5719 E-mail: alice.m.williams@us.army.mil Ms. Pamela Monroe Location: Redstone, Bldg. 3329 Associate Director Phone: 703-428-0745 Mr. Christopher A. Evans Ms. Karen Baker Procurement Analyst Ms. Sandy Stamps Procurement Analyst ACC – National Capital Region Deputy Associate Director ACC-NCR ACC-NCR Phone: 730-428-0750 Phone: 730-428-0834 Vacant Vacant E-Mail: sandy.t.stamps.civ@mail.mil Phone: 256-955-5718 Location: Alexandria, Hoffman II E-mail christopher.A.Evans@us.army.mil Location: Redstone, Bldg. 3329 Ms. Dawn Robinson Ms. Darlene Brakefield Veteran-Owned Business Advocate Women-Owned Business Advocate Phone: 256-955-5402 Phone: 256-955-5407 Phone: 256-955-5403 E-mail: gaither.West@us.army.mil E-Mail: darlene.Brakefield@us.army.mil Location: Redstone, Bldg. 3329 Location: Redstone, Bldg. 3329Current as of Jan 2013 5
  • UNCLASSIFIED Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract Program PresentationDarlene BrakefieldWOSB Program Manager UNCLASSIFIED 6
  • Overview of WOSB Federal Contract ProgramIt authorizes contracting officers to set aside certain federal contracts for eligible: Impact of this program• Women-owned small businesses • Levels the playing field for WOSBs (WOSBs) or UNCLASSIFIED to compete for and win federal UNCLASSIFIED• Economically disadvantaged women- contracts owned small businesses (EDWOSBs) • Provides a tool to help us meet our WOSB contracting goal • Ultimately, the program helps create and retain more jobs for WOSBs 7
  • UNCLASSIFIED Eligibility Requirements for WOSBs Meet small business size standard for primary NAICS code and contract At least 51% unconditionally and directly owned by women who are U.S. citizens The woman must manage the day-to-day operations UNCLASSIFIED UNCLASSIFIED The woman must make the long-term decisions for the business A woman must hold highest officer position The woman must work at the business full-time during normal working hours No minimum amount of time the business has been operational 8
  • Eligibility Requirements for EDWOSBs Same requirements as WOSBs PLUS: U  Personal net worth (assets minus liabilities) is less than $750,000 excluding: • Ownership in business and primary personal residence • Income reinvested or used to pay taxes of business • Funds reinvested in IRA or other retirement account* • Transferred assets within two years if to or on behalf of immediate family member for select purposes** UNCLASSIFIED  Adjusted gross income average over three years is $350,000 or less excluding: • Income reinvested or used to pay taxes of business  Fair market value of assets is $6 million or less excluding: • Funds reinvested in IRA or other official retirement account * Must be IRA or other official retirement account that is unavailable until retirement age without significant penalty ** Select purposes are for that individual’s education, medical expenses or other essential support or to family member in recognition of special eventNote: SBA will look at a spouse’s finances if the spouse has a role in the WOSB/EDWOSB, has lent money to or NCLASSIFIEDprovided financial support (including credit or guarantee of loan) to the business. SBA may also look at spouse’sfinances if both spouses are in same or similar line of business and businesses share names, websites, equipmentand employees. 9
  • Requirement for Joint VenturesA WOSB/EDWOSB may submit an offer as a joint venture with another smallbusiness if the following requirements are met:  Size: Combined annual receipts or employees of joint venture must meet NAICS code assigned to contract  EDWOSB/WOSB must be managing partner  EDWOSB/WOSB employee must be project manager responsible for UNCLASSIFIED performance of the contract UNCLASSIFIED  EDWOSB/WOSB must receive at least 51% of net profits  The joint venture agreement must be in writing  Joint venture must meet subcontracting limitationsNote: Joint venture agreement does not have to be approved by SBA 10 10
  • Requirements for WOSB and EDWOSB Set Asides (SA) WOSB Set and EDWOSBs if they meet the following requirements : KO may set aside contracts for WOSBs Aside EDWOSB Set AsideIndustries WOSB Set Aside • NAICS code assigned to solicitation is in EDWOSB Set Aside • NAICS code assigned to solicitation is inIndustries • NAICS code in which WOSBs are is in • NAICS code assigned to solicitation is in an industry assigned to solicitation an industry in which WOSBs are an industry in underrepresented substantially which WOSBs are underrepresented an industry in which WOSBs are substantially underrepresented (157 • 38 4-digit NAICS designated • 45 4-digit NAICS designated (373 underrepresented 6-digit NAICS) • 38 4-digit NAICS designated (157 6-digit NAICS) • 45 4-digit NAICS designated (373 6-digit NAICS) UNCLASSIFIED 6-digit NAICS)Rule of two UNCLASSIFIED Contracting officer has reasonable • Contracting officer has reasonable •Rule of two • Contracting officer has reasonable • Contracting officer has reasonable expectation that 2 or more WOSBs will expectation that 2 or more EDWOSBs expectation that 2 or more WOSBs will expectation that 2 or more EDWOSBs submit an offer will submit an offer submit an offer are WOSBs * Note: All EDWOSBs will submit an offer are EDWOSBs * Note: Not all WOSBs * Note: All EDWOSBs are WOSBs * Note: Not all WOSBs are EDWOSBsAward priceAward price • Anticipated award price including options does not exceed the statutory thresholds of $6.5M for manufacturing or $4M for other contracts (different from sole source of $6.5M for manufacturing or $4M for other contracts (different from sole source thresholds for SDVOSB and HUBZone) • If proposals comes in higher than above thresholds, award can still be made if anticipated award price (including options) was within the statutory thresholds • Contract can be awarded at fair market price 11
  • Substantially Underrepresented NAICS for WOSB SA U1. 2372 - Land Subdivision 21. 5324 - Commercial and Industrial Machinery and2. 3152 - Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing Equipment Rental and Leasing3. 3231 - Printing and Related Support Activities 22. 5411 - Legal Services4. 3259 - Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing 23. 5412 - Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping and5. 3328 - Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating and Allied Payroll Services Activities 24. 5417 - Scientific Research and Development Services6. 3329 - Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 25. 5418 - Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Servic7. 3371 - Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen UNCLASSIFIED 26. 5615 - Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services Cabinet Manufacturing8. 3372 - Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing 27. 5619 - Other Support Services9. 3391 - Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing 28. 5621 - Waste Collection10. 4841 - General Freight Trucking 29. 5622 - Waste Treatment and Disposal11. 4889 - Other Support Activities for Transportation 30. 6114 - Business Schools and Computer and Manageme12. 4931 - Warehousing and Storage Training13. 5111 - Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 31. 6115 - Technical and Trade Schools14. 5112 - Software Publishers 32. 6117 - Educational Support Services15. 5171 - Wired Telecommunications Carriers 33. 6242 - Community Food and Housing and Emergency an NCLASSIFIED16. 5172 - Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Other Relief Services Satellite) 34. 6243 - Vocationnel Rehabilitation Services17. 5179 - Other Telecommunications18. 5182 - Data Processing, Hosting and Related Services 35. 7211 - Traveler Accommodation19. 5191 - Other Information Services 36. 8112 - Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and20.5312 - Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers Maintenance21. 5324 - Commercial and Industrial Machinery and 37. 8129 - Other Personal Services Equipment Rental and Leasing 38. 8139- Business, Professional, Labor, Political and Simil Organizations 12
  • Underrepresented NAICS for EDWOSB SA1. 2213 - Water, Sewage and Other Systems 23. 4881 - Support Activities for Air Transportation2. 2361 - Residential Building Construction 24. 4884 - Support Activities for Road Transportation3. 2371 - Utility System Construction 25. 4885 - Freight Transportation Arrangement4. 2381 - Foundation, Structure and Building Exterior 26. 5121 - Motion Picture and Video Industries Contractors 27. 5311 - Lessors of Real Estate5. 2382 - Building Equipment Contractors 28. 5413 - Architectural, Engineering and Related Services6. 2383 - Building Finishing Contractors 29. 5414 - Specialized Design Services7. 2389 - Other Specialty Trade Contractors 30. 5415 - Computer Systems Design and Related Services8. 3149 - Other Textile Product Mills 31.5416 - Management, Scientific and Technical Consulting9. 3159 - Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Services Manufacturing 32. 5419 - Other Professional, Scientific and Technical Services10. 3219 - Other Wood Product Manufacturing 33. 5611 - Office Administrative Services11. 3222 - Converted Paper Product Manufacturing UNCLASSIFIED 34. 5612 - Facilities Support Services12. 3321 - Forging and Stamping 35. 5614 - Business Support Services13. 3323 - Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing 36. 5616 - Investigation and Security Services14. 3324 - Boiler, Tank and Shipping Container Manufacturing 37. 5617 - Services to Buildings and Dwellings15. 3333 - Commercial and Service Industry Machinery 38. 6116 - Other Schools and Instruction Manufacturing 39. 6214 - Outpatient Care Centers16. 3342 - Communications Equipment Manufacturing 40. 6219 - Other Ambulatory Health Care Services17. 3345 - Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical and 41. 7115 - Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers Control Instruments 42. 7223 - Special Food Services18. 3346 - Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and 43. 8111 - Automotive Repair and Maintenance Optical Media 44.8113 - Commercial and Industrial Machinery and19. 3353 - Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic)20. 3359 - Other Electrical Equipment and Component Repair and Maintenance Manufacturing 45.8114 - Personal and Household Goods21. 3369 - Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing22. 4842 - Specialized Freight Trucking 13
  • WOSB Program Certification Self Certification  Free, no cost There are two ways to certify for the  Register in SAM as WOSB or EDWOSB WOSB program :  Compile and upload all required documents to the repository Self certification with supporting  Represent status in ORCA documents, or Third Party Certification Third Party Certification With supporting documents Register in SAM as WOSB or EDWOSB  Obtain certification from an SBA- approved Third Party Certifier • SBA has four organization designated  Compile and upload all required WOSB or EDWOSB forms required to documents to the repository  Represent status in ORCA be notarized. 14
  • UNCLASSIFIED Documents to Upload to the WOSB Program Repository? Self CertificationWhat is the WOSB Program Repository? Birth certificates, naturalization papers,•SBA created a secure document warehouse unexpired passports to verify U.S. citizenshipto upload required documents Copy of JV agreement (if applicable) Copy of OMB’s WOSB/EDWOSB Certification•Register in SBA’s General Log-In System form https://eweb.sba.gov/gls/dsp_login.cfm “Doing Business As” (DBA) certificate•Access to WOSB’s documents is only Corporate information relating to verifying ownership by a woman or women;available to: etc. • WOSB that submitted documents EDWOSBs: All of above and SBA Form 413, • SBA Personal Financial Statement, for each woman claiming economic disadvantage. • Contracting Officer and/or Contract Specialist if given permission by the Third Party Certification WOSB El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce National Women Business Owners Corporation U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. 15
  • Additional Information About WOSB Program• The same subcontracting limitations that apply for small business set asides apply for the WOSB program• By statute, the WOSB program does Examinations sole source Eligibility not authorize UNCLASSIFIED awards 16
  • Steps to participate in the WOSB/EDWOSB Program Read the WOSB Federal Contract program in Federal Acquisition Regulations Part 19. 215 Read SBA WOSB Compliance Guide at www.sba.gov/wosb Register in Systems for Awards Management (SAM) as WOSB or EDWOSB https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/ Log onto SBA’s General Login System (GLS) https://eweb.sba.gov/gls/help/GLS.pdf Go to the WOSB Program Repository Upload / categorize all required documents Represent status in Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) 17
  • ACC Supports WOSB Program• Developed training presentation on the WOSB Federal Contract Program to be used as template to train acquisition staff. Subordinate commands were requested to provide training to their staff and to report when training was completed• ACC WOSBP Program Manager worked closely with small business specialists to identify contracting opportunities• Monitored and reported quarterly WOSB achievement to senior leaders.• Set-asides for WOSB continue to be an initiative and focus area. 18
  • WOSB AWARDSWOSB Awards(FY12) $1.6 B !!Set-Aside Awards(FY12) - EDWOSB $18.11M (Environmental Consulting Services, Plumbing, Heating, AC Services, Roofing Contractor, Computer Facilities Mgt Services) - WOSB $12.83M (Computer Training, Small Arms Ammunitions, Hotel Services, Book Publisher, Advertisement Service, Telecommunications) 19
  • For more opportunitiesFedBizOpps.Gov https://www.fbo.gov/Army Single Face to Industries https://acquisition.army.mil/asfi/ 20
  • SBA News ReleaseThe 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) - Removed restricted contract award threshold allowed for WOSB and EDWOSB. - SBA to identify and report more industries that are underrepresented by WOSB.- SBA working with the Office of Federal Procurement Policy to implement changes to the Federal Acquisition Regulations. 21
  • For More Information Visit Small Business Administration (SBA) www.sba.gov/wosb Contact SBA answer desk: - 1-800-U-ASK-SBA (1-800-827-5722) - Answer Desk TTY (704) 344-6640 (Spanish) - Email wosb@sba.gov Visit Local Resources - Small Business District Offices Find your local office at: http://www.sba.gov/about-offices-list/2 - Women’s Business Center North Alabama http://wbcna.org/ - Small Business Development Centers Find your local center at: http://www.asbdc-us.org/ - Procurement Technical Assistance Centers Find your local center at http://www.aptac-us.org/new/ - Alabama Small Business Development Center – Huntsville Al http://al-ptac.org/uah/ - Army Contracting Command OSBP http://www.acc.army.mil/command-and-staff/staff/smallbusiness/ 22