Status Report

NASA Presolicitation Notice: Renewal of Membership For Corporate Leadership Council

By SpaceRef Editor
July 25, 2004
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General Information

Document Type: Presolicitation Notice

Solicitation Number: 68434

Posted Date: Jul 22, 2004

Original Response Date: Jul 30, 2004

Current Response Date: Jul 30, 2004

Original Archive Date: Jul 22, 2005

Current Archive Date: Jul 22, 2005

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 Quotation (RFQ) for the renewal of the membership for Corporate Leadership 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 renewal membership from The Corporate Leadership Council.    

Membership in the Council is comprised of senior human resources executives at leading corporations worldwide.     The Council identifies and publishes best-demonstaed practices focusing on successful corporate human resources (HR)initiatives.     Membership services include: (1)unlimited copies of current and past studies dealing with a wide range of HR issues, (2) annual executive retreat for senior HR executives at no extra cost, (3) regional briefings, (4) assignment of short-answer customer research project library, (5) access to Council’s services and communication with staff at no cost, (6) educational services which includes on-site presentation on the practices and organizational struction of the world’s most progressive HR department, (7)workshop for senior officers, and (8) retreat implementation kit for conducting staff retreats. 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 4:30 p.m. local time on July 28, 2004.      

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. [OMBUDSMAN STATEMENT IS REQUIRED] An Ombudsman has been appointed.    

See NASA Specific Note “B”. Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.

Original Point of Contact

Felecia L. London, Simplified Acquisition Specialist, Phone (301) 286-4112, Fax (301) 286-0356, Email

Email your questions to Felecia L. London at

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