Status Report

NASA ARC Solicitation: California Council of Science and Technology Affiliate Membership

By SpaceRef Editor
February 9, 2011
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Synopsis – Feb 03, 2011

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNA11371130Q
Posted Date: Feb 03, 2011
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Feb 03, 2011
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Feb 18, 2011
Current Response Date: Feb 18, 2011
Classification Code: U — Education and training services
NAICS Code: 813920 – Professional Organizations

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Ames Research Center, JA:M/S 241-1, Moffett Field, CA 94035-1000


NASA/ARC has a requirement for renewal of annual affiliate membership with the California Council of Science and Technology’s consortium of Federal Agencies in the State of California.

NASA/ARC intends to purchase the services from California Council of Science and Technology (CCST), 5005 La Mart Drive, Suite 105, Riverside, CA 92507 pursuant to FAR 13.106-1(b) for a one-year period.

The membership will include the following:

Advice and formalized links with all key science and technology organizations in the state, including, the University of California, the California State University System, and California Community Colleges, California Institute of Technology, Stanford University, and the University of Southern California.

A well-respected, objective, and focused forum through which the national laboratories can inform policy on issues that are both laboratory and non-laboratory specific and that affect the health and vitality of the science and technology that enterprise in California.

A ready-made forum for the national laboratories to participate more fully in time-sensitive policy discussions.

An effective and efficient mechanism through which science and technology policy issues that emerge at state level can be shared more effectively with national-level leaders.

Access to a cadre of highly trailed and highly effective science and technology policy follows to work with sate government and legislative leaders.

Access to California Teachers Advisory Council comprised of expert science and mathematics educators at the K-12 level to inform leaders in higher education, industry, and government about significant issues in science and mathematics education.

A formal relationship with issues in Science and Technology, the nation’s premier S&T policy journal, and thereby increased opportunities for timely and informed discussions about S&T policy issues that are of concern to states.

A collaboration with the National Academies to harness the talent of California’s top experts in science and technology to assist state policy makers on matters involving mathematics, technology, and science and engineering education.

The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12.

Interested organizations may submit their capabilities and qualifications to perform the effort in writing to Uyen Tu at no later than 12:00 p.m. local time on 2/16/2011. Such capabilities/qualifications will be evaluated solely for the purpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on a competitive basis. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed effort on a full and open competition basis, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the government.

Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

An Ombudsman has been appointed. See NASA Specific Note “B”.

Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.

Information about major upcoming ARC procurement actions is available at

Point of Contact

Name: Uyen K Tu
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 650-604-4958
Fax: 650-604-0912

Name: Starr Strong
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 650-604-4699
Fax: 650-604-0912

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