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OFFICE OF SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAMS

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MISSION

The DISA Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) advises the Director of DISA on small business matters, and represents the Agency before Congress, the Office Secretary of Defense (OSD), and other agencies in accordance with DFARS 19.201 (d)(2). It also participates and monitors the DISA acquisition process, and develops and monitors the disadvantaged business program to ensure that small business, women owned, small disadvantaged business concerns and Historically Black Colleges, Universities, and Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI's) receive a fair portion of DISA contract awards.

FUNCTIONS

  • Promoting the use of small, small disadvantaged, small women owned, service-disabled veteran owned small business and historically black colleges/Universities and minority institutions.
  • Advocating equitable treatment of small firms in support of subcontracting goals.
  • Monitoring relevant legislation and information that may impact the DISA small business program in general, and soliciting customer feedback.
  • Providing individualized technical assistance by conducting outreach programs, such as workshops, conferences, forums and maintaining client databases.