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Patricia I. Brown        

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
12311 Beech Forest Rd.
Laurel, MD 20708-4026

 

Telephone: 301-497-5513

Fax: 301-497-5518

Email: pibrown@usgs.gov    

Purchasing Agent         

Primary Responsibilities: 
Provide guidance to PWRC facility staff on various contracting options for procuring supplies and services; makes recommendations and/or suggestions on best procurement method, thus assuring the Government the most practical, cost-effective means of contracting; review justifications, statements of work for contractual soundness; maintains an automated log for monitoring progress of contracts; prepare requisitions for purchasing and/or modifications; approve payments of invoices ; program, monitor and administer reports for Center staff on usage of the internal gasoline pump; and provide administrative support to facility staff on bankcard issues .

Education/Training: 
Bachelor of Arts degree, Keene College, 1960; education

Areas of Expertise/Interest: Procurement/Property/Phone System
Accomplishments/Awards/Achievements: 
2002, Star Award 1999 for Property Management given by Director, Star Award for telephone system for reporting bird bands for Bird Banding Lab, Star Award for 1998 in completing last phase of installation of fiber optic cable for the Center

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