Lisa Botella, Area Procurement and Assistance Officer
This office provides various acquisition services for the North Atlantic Area, which encompasses 15 research laboratories from West Virginia to Maine. This office provides advice and guidance to administrative and scientific personnel on the procurement processes; how best to obtain goods and services utilizing the most appropriate mechanism (Government Purchase Card, purchase order, contract, lease, etc.), and is the liaison on such matters with ARS Management.
Contracting: (When the dollar threshold exceeds the locations’ delegation of authority), acquires services, supplies, and equipment up to $500,000; construction projects up to $1,000,000; and architect-engineering projects up to $100,000.
Procurement: Acquires services, supplies, and equipment up to $25,000 primarily for the North Atlantic Area Office.