A RANDOM WALK WITH TINA
DO YOU FEEL STRETCHED?
NCMA North Texas is pleased to host Mr. Bill Abston from L-3 Technologies who will be speaking on the nuances and challenges of complying with the Truth In Negotiations Act (TINA). Do you feel stretched trying to meet all the requirements? Then come to our November 14th meeting and gain new insight and knowledge about this often confusing topic!
ABOUT BILL ABSTON
Mr. Abston provides contracting consulting services to Federal contractors and subcontractors. Client organizations include aerospace, defense systems design and development, urban housing, public transportation, innovative training, and participants in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs. Typical services include proposal planning and support, contract and subcontract negotiations, contract management, TINA training, and assisting dispute defense and settlement.
Prior to starting a consulting practice in the mid 1990’s, Mr. Abston managed contracting and cost estimating organizations for a large company’s DOD contracting division. There he was responsible for proposing and negotiating large, complex contracts for products and services in both prime and subcontracting environments. Management oversight responsibilities included the systems, processes and personnel for ensuring compliance with FAR and DFARS regulatory requirements. In association with counsel, Mr. Abston has assisted with preparation for trials before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA), including providing depositions and testimony about technical performance, changes, contract interpretation, cost or pricing data disclosure, and allegations of defective pricing.
Education: BA, MA in Management and Human Relations, Abilene Christian University
CHOOSE HOW YOU WANT TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT
You can register in two ways:
1) by clicking the Preregister & Prepaybutton above which will allow you to prepay for your meal and ensure a seat at the event for $30.00 ($10 Students with valid ID, plus fees, no refunds); or
2) Preregister by Email and pay at the door for $35.00 ($10.00 students with Valid Student ID) (no refunds). Please note there will be an increased cost to pay at the door this year.
If you have any questions, please EMAIL us at INFO@NCMADALLAS.ORG OR CALL 469-630-1050!