Special Advocate for Competition


ACC-NJ Special Advocate for Competition and ACC-NJ Task and Delivery Order Ombudsman

 

MISSION:

The ACC-NJ Special Advocate for Competition has the mission responsibility to serve as the Special Advocate for Competition and focal point responsible for reviewing, approving and challenging justifications for other than full and open competition on the procurement of property and services as directed by the Competition in Contracting Act of 1984, and for taking required actions to ensure Fair Opportunity under multiple award contracts. The office also performs the mission responsibility for Commercial Item Advocacy, including promoting the use of performance based acquisitions and the use of commercial/nondevelopmental items (NDI) acquisition strategies. Additionally, as the ACC-NJ Special Advocate for Competition serves under appointment as the ACC-NJ Task and Delivery Order Ombudsman, the office has the mission responsibility for review of contractor complaints under multiple award task and delivery order contracts.

 

ACC-NJ Special Advocate for Competition:

  • Promotes full and open competition.
  • Challenges barriers to full and open competition and the acquisition of commercial items.
  • Promotes acquisition of commercial items.

 

To contact us:

 

Ms. Beth Mendell
ACC-New Jersey Special Advocate for Competition
Phipps Road, Bldg. 1610
Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806-5000
Telephone: 973-724-9028
Facsimile: 973-724-2914
Email: usarmy.pica.acc.mbx.accnjcompetitionadvocate@mail.mil

 

Multiple Award Task and Delivery Order Ombudsman:

  • Promotes fair opportunity for task and delivery order awards.
  • Reviews contractor complaints regarding fair opportunity and ensures that all contractors are afforded a fair opportunity to be considered for task and delivery orders consistent with the procedures in the basic multiple award contract.

 

To contact us:

Ms. Beth Mendell
ACC-New Jersey Task and Delivery Order Ombudsman
Phipps Road, Bldg. 1610
Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806-5000
Telephone: 973-724-9028
Facsimile: 973-724-2914
Email: usarmy.picatinny.acc.mbx.accnjombudsman@mail.mil