Soraya Correa

Courtney sets tone for DHS procurement with new strategic plan

Paul Courtney, who became the new chief procurement officer for DHS in August, said recruiting and retaining his workforce is among his highest priorities.

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When it comes to federal procurement expertise, she’s the go-to person

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(Photo courtesy of the Department of Homeland Security)Procurement Innovation Lab

Correa on innovation: ‘You support it, you nurture it, you invite it, but you don’t force it’

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For Correa, taking risks paid off during her 40-year federal career

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AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaFILE - In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington. President Joe Biden has selected two former senior National Security Agency officials for key cyber roles in his administration.  Chris Inglis, a former NSA deputy director, is being nominated as the government's first national cyber director. Jen Easterly, a former deputy for counterterrorism at the NSA, has been tapped to run the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at the Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

DHS’s Correa to retire after 40 years in government

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A commuter wears a face mask in the New York City transit system, Monday, March 9, 2020, in New York. New York continued grappling Monday with the new coronavirus, as case numbers, school closings and other consequences grew. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

OMB gives agencies more flexibilities when awarding grants for coronavirus research

The Homeland Security Department sent a letter to contractors explaining the steps the agency is taking to protect facilities and encourages communication…

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OPM is urging agencies to to consider telework and flexibilities during this week’s heat wave

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management is urging agencies to consider telework and workplace flexibilities during this week’s…

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A procurement vision for DHS

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer for the Department of Homeland Security, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off he Shelf to discuss DHS procurement, including how the agency’s strategic investments in acquisition workforce training and development are delivering best value mission support across the department.

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