The following divisions are overseen by NDIA's Vice President for Government Policy, Peter M. Steffes.
Government Policy Advisory Division
The Government Policy Advisory Division is responsible for developing and implementing the association's policy agenda that serves as a guide to NDINs education and lobbying activities. Division membership includes senior NDIA staff, division chairmen, chapter presidents and board appointees.
Point of Contact:
Peter M. Steffes
Vice President, Government Policy
email@example.com * (703) 247-9470
Legislative Information Division
The purpose of the Legislative Information Division is to identify legislative items in the national security area of significant interest to the NDIA membership. Legislation monitored by the division includes:
* Authorization and appropriations legislation for the Department of Defense
* Congressional budget actions
* Procurement policy issues
* International trade issues
The LID invites members of Congress and staff, senior Department of Defense representatives, defense industry executives and outside defense experts to participate in roundtable discussions about the current status of the defense industry, proposed legislation, regulations and policies. All material and information presented is not-for-attribution and is for the benefit of NDIA corporate members and invited guests.
Past speakers include:
* Members of Congress
* Senior congressional staff
* Senior Department of Defense officials
* Senior DHS officials
Point of Contact:
VP, Government Policy
A complete schedule and description of Division activities is available online at: www.ndia.org/advocacy/committees/lic/index.cfm
A key component of NDIA's Government Policy team is the Procurement Division. This division serves as the industry ombudsman, giving NDIA membership access to the full spectrum of regulatory and legal issues of importance to the defense industrial base.
The disciplines represented in the division are apparent in the names of the committees: contract finance, contract and acquisition management, legal, industrial security and program management systems. Additionally, there is a PD Washington Group to handle rapid response issues that...