Government policy.

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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.

Division Leadership:

Glenn Baer

Chair

ARINC Inc.

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Toni White

Vice Chair

Raytheon Co.

Point of Contact:

Peter M. Steffes

Vice President, Government Policy

psteffes@ndia.org * (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

Division Leadership:

Candace Vessella

Chair

BAE Systems

Gerald Harvey

Vice-Chair

Lockheed Martin

Point of Contact:

Pete Steffes

VP, Government Policy

psteffes@ndia.org

(703) 247-9470

A complete schedule and description of Division activities is available online at: www.ndia.org/advocacy/committees/lic/index.cfm

Procurement Division

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...

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