Office of Federal Procurement Policy

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) is a component of the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which is part of the Executive Office of the President of the United States (EOP).[1] OFPP provides overall direction for government-wide procurement procedures and "to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in acquisition processes." OFPP is headed by an Administrator who is appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.[2] In February 2018, President Donald Trump nominated Michael E. Wooten to be the next Administrator. Dr. Wooten was confirmed on August 1, 2019.[3]

Office of Federal Procurement Policy
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Agency overview
Formed1974
Preceding agency
HeadquartersNew Executive Office Building
Parent agencyOffice of Management and Budget
WebsiteOffice of Federal Procurement Policy

OFPP has encouraged agencies to make purchases jointly, for efficiency reason.[4]

HistoryEdit

OFPP was established by law in 1974 to guide federal-government-wide procurement policies, regulations and procedures.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "OMB Organization Chart" (PDF). Office of Management and Budget.
  2. ^ a b Office of Federal Procurement Policy at White House archives site
  3. ^ "PN411 — Michael Eric Wooten — Executive Office of the President". U.S. Congress. Retrieved 2019-02-27.
  4. ^ Paul Dennett. Improving the Management and Use of Interagency Acquisitions, June 2008. OFPP.