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Past Events

GTSC's 10th Anniversary Annual Meeting

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM A Year in Review: 2021, A Look at the Future, & GTSC's 10th Anniversary

Kristina Tanasichuk, CEO, Government Technology & Services Coalition

9:15 AM – 10:0 AM Keynote: Procurement at DHS

Paul Courtney, Chief Procurement Officer, DHS

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM The Future of Innovation and DHS Wide Procurements

James Lewis, Executive Director, Strategic Solutions Office, DHS

Sandra Oliver Schmidt, Acting Director, Procurement Innovation Lab, DHS


10:45 AM – 11:30 AM Fireside Chat: Acquisition Policy and Cyber Considerations at DHS

A session/discussion on acquisition policy, including current efforts in cybersecurity.

Kenneth Bible, Chief Information Security Officer, DHS

Sarah Todd, Executive Director, Acquisition Policy & Legislation, DHS

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Action: Contracting Perspective

Diane McCain, CEO, Potomac Management Solutions

Danaiya Woo, CEO, Simon Computing

12:00 PM – 12 :45 PM Lunch break

12:45 – 1:30 Customer Experience Executive Order

Keith Goll, Acting Assistant Administrator, Requirements and Capability Analysis,


Jose Bonilla, Executive Director, Traveler Engagement Division, Office of Civil Rights and Liberties/Ombudsman and Traveler Engagement, TSA, DHS

Amanda Damewood, Acting Director, User Experience, USCIS, DHS

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Small Business Opportunities within DHS

Darlene Bullock, Executive Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, DHS

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM TSA Opportunity Update

Bill Weinberg, Head of Contracting Activity, TSA

Keith Goll, Acting Assistant Administrator, Requirements and Capability Analysis,


2:45 PM Virtual: Corporate Citizenship at DHS

Discussion around the Corporate Citizenship plan including climate change, cyber hygiene, diversity, equity and inclusion.

Teresa Pohlman, Director, Occupational Safety and Environmental Programs, DHS

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM GTSC Leadership Discussion

An overview of GTSC’s activities, programs, and success of 2021 and a look at our priorities for 2022.

Kristina Tanasichuk, CEO, Government Technology & Services Coalition

Patty Todaro Bolin, Strategic Advisor, GTSC and Managing Partner at Innovation Consulting Services LLC (ICS Advisory)

Tushar Garg, Chair, FITGov Summit and CEO, Excelicon

Carolyn Muir, Chair, Acquisition and Procurement Workgroup and General Counsel and SVP, Contracts, Steampunk

Lyndsey Hoe, Co-Chair, Lion’s Den, GTSC and Senior Director, Business Development, Dev Technology Group

Michelle Scheuerman, Co-Chair, Lion’s Den, GTSC and Vice President, Dev Technology Group

Homeland Security Today Annual Update

Kristina Tanasichuk, Executive Editor, Homeland Security Today


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