Status Report

NASA Presolicitation Notice: Corporate Council Membership

By SpaceRef Editor
April 29, 2005
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General Information

Document Type: Presolicitation Notice
Solicitation Number: NNH05088260Q
Posted Date: Apr 29, 2005
Original Response Date: May 05, 2005
Current Response Date: May 05, 2005
Original Archive Date: Apr 29, 2006
Current Archive Date: Apr 29, 2006
Classification Code: U — Education & training services Naics Code: 813920 — Professional Organizations

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Headquarters Acquisition Branch, Code 210.H, Greenbelt, MD 20771


NASA/HQ plans to issue a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for membership on the Corporate Council. The authority is only one responsible source 10 U.S.C.2304(c)(1). This procurement is being conducted under the Simplified Acquisition Procedures(SAP). NASA/Headquarters intends to purchase this membership from the Corporate Executive Board. Membership in the Council provides best practices research and executive education to a membership of the world’s leading corporations and not for profit institutions. The research addresses issues related to corporate strategy, operations and general management, and focuses on identifying management initiatives, processes, tools and frameworks that will allow clients to avoid reinventing the wheel in addressing problems they share in common with their peers.  

This includes unlimited accesses to proprietary council research for staff designated by the member CIO; A series of Annual Executive Retreats offering a unique opportunity for CIOs to interact with other Council principals; On site presentation of research of the most progressive IT department; customized to the Council member’s organizational requirements. 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 the identified point of contact not later than 1:30 pm est on May 5, 2005.  

Any questions concerning this solicitation are due to contracting officer no later than 1:30pm est May 2, 2005. 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.

Point of Contact

Felecia L. London, Simplified Acquisition Specialist, Phone (301) 286-4112, Fax (301) 286-0356, Email – Christopher D Whyte, Contracting Officer, Phone (301) 286-4309, Fax (301) 286-0357, Email

Email your questions to Felecia L. London at

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