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The Procurement Assistance Division is responsible for working closely with each of the Operating Administrations' (OA) Small Business specialists to ensure that adequate procurement opportunities are made available to small businesses.  Below is a listing of Small Business specialists in each OA whose primary role is to serve as small businesses advocates.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Jolene Merkel
800 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 715
Washington, DC 20591
Phone: (202) 267-4038
Email: Jolene.merkel@faa.gov

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Jennifer Johnson
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: (202) 366-0904
Email: jennifer.johnson@dot.gov

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)

Nathan Watters
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Suite W66-499
Washington, DC 20560
Phone: (202) 366-3036
Fax: (202) 385-2335
Email: Nathan.Watters@dot.gov

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Terry Weems
Procurement Analyst
Federal Railroad Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: 202-493-6165
Fax: 202-493-6171
Email: terry.weems@dot.gov

Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

Sandra Bailey
Contract Specialist
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: (202) 366-8552
 
Maritime Administration
 
Tsedey Aragie
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: (202) 366-2802

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Vincent Lynch
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: (202) 366-9568

Office of the Secretary (OST)

Steven Budd
Contract Specialist
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Suite W83-476
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: (202) 366-6688
 
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)
 
Dwayne Cross
Contract Specialist
Acquisition Services Division, PHF-20
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: (202) 366-4429
 
 
Office of Research and Technology (OST-R/Volpe)
Office of the Secretary
Acquisition Services Division
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
 
OST-R/Volpe

Christine Guy
Small Business Specialist
US DOT/OST-R/Volpe Center
Office of Acquisitions, RVP-31
55 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142
Phone: 617-494-3559
Fax: 617-494-3024
Email: Christine.guy@dot.gov

Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC)

Patricia White
Contracting Officer
Chief, Procurement & Supply Division
U.S. Department of Transportation
Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
PO Box 520
180 Andrews Street
Massena, NY 13662
Phone: (315) 764-3236
Email: patricia.white@dot.gov


 

Updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
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