Thank you for being a member of the Government Technology & Services Coalition! Once a year we have the opportunity to gather for our Annual Meeting and learn more about the groundwork we’ve accomplished for a tremendous 2022, hear from our partners and leadership on how to approach the new year, and gather feedback on what you need from us!  Join us IN PERSON on May 3rd, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM at the Reston Community Center. 


June 20th, 2022

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM 

GTSC's 10th Anniversary Annual Meeting

Kristina Tanasichuk

CEO & Founder


Executive Editor

Homeland Security Today

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9:30 AM Opening Keynote Procurement at DHS

Paul Courtney

Chief Procurement Officer


9:00 AM Welcome & Overview

Industry News from Homeland Security Today

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10:00 AM Acquisition Policy at DHS


Teresa Pohlman



Occupational Safety and Environmental Programs 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security 


Hemant Baidwan 


Deputy Chief Information Security Officer

U.S. Department of Homeland Security 

10:30 AM Changing Requirements from Executive Orders and the President's Management Agenda


Polly Hall


Senior Advisor to the 

Chief Procurement Officer 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security 


James Lewis


Executive Director 

Strategic Solutions Office

U.S. Department of Homeland Security 

11:15 AM Small Business Opportunities and Challenges within DHS


Darlene Bullock

Executive Director

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security 

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Michael E. Hamlett

Industry Liaison 

Citizenship and Immigration Services 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security 


Sammy Brunson Jr.

Industry Liaison

Federal Emergency Management Agency 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security 

12:30 Critical Emerging Technologies List Update and Applications to DHS and the Homeland Security Mission

David Larrimore

Chief Technology Officer


12:30 IT Contracting Challenges & Opportunities with Industry

Elizabeth Cappello

Deputy Chief Information Officer