About National Center's Procurement Technical Assistance Center

A support services program of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED)

PTAC Origins

0013The National Center’s PTAC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement from the Department of Defense (DoD) through a program that is administered by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The content of any written materials or verbal communications of the PTAC does not necessarily reflect the official views of or imply endorsement by DoD or DLA.

PTAC Focus

0010The National Center’s PTAC provides professional business consulting services and technical assistance to Native American-owned businesses regarding marketing and selling to the Federal, state, local and tribal governments and large prime contractors.  Assistance extends to all Native American businesses (American Indian, Alaska Native Corporations and Native Hawaiians) and includes tribes and individual businesses both on and off  reservations.  Services are free.

  • Determining Suitability for Contracting
  • Securing Necessary Registrations
  • SDB, 8(a), HUBzone and other Certifications
  • Researching Procurement Histories
  • Identifying Bid Opportunities
  • Marketing & Networking

The National Center’s PTAC serves clients in the Southwest BIA Area, the Navajo BIA Area, and the Eastern/Southeastern BIA Area; with primary emphasis on the following states:

  • Connecticut,
  • Rhode Island,
  • North Carolina,
  • South Carolina,
  • Alabama,
  • Florida,
  • Mississippi,
  • Louisiana,
  • Texas (El Paso),
  • New Mexico,
  • Arizona,
  • Colorado,
  • Utah

We also serve clients in other states on a voluntary basis.

Office Locations

PTAC’s main office is located in Marietta, GA with sub-offices located in – Palmyra, VA- Window Rock, AZ – and Albuquerque, NM

Main Office (Coverage Area: SC, NC and FL, AL, LA, & MS)

86 South Cobb Drive, MZ 0510
Marietta, GA 30063-0510

Phone: 770-494-0431
Fax: 770-494-1236

Email: ptac@ncaied.org (formerly uida1@uida.org)
Web: http://ptac.ncaied.org/

George Williams, Program Manager
george@ncaied.org (formerly georgew@uida.org)

Kathleen Weeks, Office Manager

Navajo Nation Satellite Office (Coverage Area: Navajo Nation/Parts of AZ, NM & UT)

Hwy 264, 100 Taylor Rd
PO Box 663
St. Michaels, AZ 86511
Window Rock, AZ 86515

Phone: 928-871-7377
Fax: 928-871-6084
Web: http://ptac.ncaied.org/

Cyndi Jarvison, Senior Procurement Specialist

New Mexico, Satellite Office (Coverage Area: NM, CO, El Paso TX)

2401 12th Street NW Ste 205
N Albuquerque, NM 87104

Phone: 505-724-3584
Fax: 505-212-7022

Web: http://ptac.ncaied.org/

Adolfo Vasquez, Procurement Specialist


Our Sponsoring Organization is:

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED)

953 E Juanita Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85204

Phone: 480-545-1298

Fax: 480-545-4208

Web: www.ncaied.org

Have Questions?

We look forward to talking with you!