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Hurricane Sandy Procurement Information

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA):

Contact information:

Pamela M. McClam, Procurement Analyst
Small Business Specialist/AAP Coordinator
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer
Acquisition Policy and Legislation Division
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
(202) 212-1975

At the direction of President Barack Obama, FEMA continues to lead the federal government's effort to provide assistance and support to states affected by Hurricane Sandy, ensuring the federal family and its public and private partners continue to provide all available resources to support state, local, and tribal communities in affected areas. In addition to the updates on this page, visit our blog and read our FAQs.

As part of Congressional bill HR 152 - the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013, FEMA is also providing information on Mission Assignment Activity and Public Assistance Grant Awards activity to stakeholders.
Learn more about the disaster process, FEMA's disaster aid programs, and FEMA's whole community approach to emergency management.

For Disaster Survivors


See FEMA's Quick Start Process for Vendors, or refer to: Vendors may also contact Pamela McClam via her Small Business mailbox at: Additional liaison contacts can be found on FEMA’s website.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Specialists - (look for FEMA point of contact)
DHS Industry Communication Liaisons – - (look for FEMA point of contact)
Contractors who want to help in rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy: email or call (202) 646-7905

Contact FEMA:

Other web sites from FEMA:


To become a certified NFIP Adjusters, please access this link:


Desire to extend your facility to house FEMA qualified disaster survivors, sign up on-line at: using the Hotel Enrollment section. Vendor assistance call center contact information may also be found at: The Call Center may also be contacted via phone 866.545.9865, via fax 866.362.0740 or via email

US Small Business Administration Office of Government Contracting - Area 1

Contact & Coverage Information:

 Janette Fasano, Area Director
(617) 565-5622
Isaac Roper Charles
SBA, Procurement Center Representative
26 Federal Plaza, Room 3100
New York, NY 10278
(212) 264-3198
PCR Coverage:

U.S. General Services Administration
Federal Acquisition Service
Small Business Utilization Center
26 Federal Plaza, Room 20-100
New York, NY 10278

Janice Bracey
Lead Small Business Specialist
(212) 264-1235
FAX: (212) 264-9759

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
New York District
26 Federal Plaza, Room 21-130
New York, NY 10278

Gregory G. Cuyjet
Deputy for Small Business
(917) 790-8004
FAX: (212) 264-5947

Department of Veterans Affairs, VISN 3
James J. Peters VAMC
Network Acquisition and Logistics (00NAL)
130 West Kingsbridge Rd.
9th Floor, Room 9B22-100
Bronx, NY 10468

Stephanie Bellanger
Small Business Liaison
FAX: 732-836-6012

(VISN #3 Veterans Integrated Service Network includes: Bronx, Brooklyn, Hudsonvalley (Castle Point & Franklin Delano Roosevelt Campus) Manhattan & Northport, NY, Lyons and East Orange, NJ)
Joyce Spears
SBA, Procurement Center Representative
100 State Street, Suite 410
Rochester, NY 14614
(585) 263-6700 x105
PCR Coverage:

U.S. Department of the Army
Mission & Installation Contracting Command
45 West Street
Fort Drum, NY 13602

Marie McGuire
Small Business Specialist
(315) 772-9908
FAX: (315) 772-8277

U.S. Department of the Army
Army Contracting Command - Warren
Watervliet Arsenal
1 Buffington Street
Watervliet, NY 12189-4000

Beth Myers
Small Business Specialist
(518) 266-1450
FAX: (518) 266-5252

National Guard Bureau
U.S. Property & Fiscal Office for NY
330 Old Niskayuna Road
Latham, NY 12110-2224

Lt Col Kenneth D. Trzaskos
Supervisor of Contracting
(518) 786-4739
FAX: (518) 786-4985

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Buffalo District
1776 Niagara Street
Buffalo, NY 14207-3199

Sherrie Plonski
Deputy for Small Business
(412) 395-7127

U.S. Department of the Air Force
Air Force Research Lab
AFRL/Information Directorate
26 Electronic Parkway
Rome, NY 13441-4514

Jan Norelli
Director of Small Business
(315) 330-3311
FAX: (315) 330-7043

Department of Veterans Affairs VISN #2
VA Western New York Healthcare System
VISN 2 VA Healthcare Network Upstate NY
2875 Union Road, Suite 3500
Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Cherie Widger-Kresge
Acting, Small Business Specialist
(716) 862-6388
FAX: (716) 862-8893

Michael Cecere
SBA, Procurement Center Representative
US Army Contracting Command – New Jersey
ATTN: SBA, Bldg. #1610
Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806-5000
(973) 724-6574
PCR Coverage:

U.S. Department of the Army
U.S. Army Contracting Command – New Jersey
Building 1610
Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806-5000

Eric Bankit
Chief – Small Business Office
(973) 724-3068
FAX: (973) 724-3002

Department of the Air Force
Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC/SB)
275 Randolph Road, Bldg. #1101
Hanscom AFB, MA 01731-2818

Bill Donaldson
Director for Small Business
(781) 225-6470
Ellen McDonnell, SB Specialist
(781) 225-6469
FAX: (781) 225-2161

U.S. Army
Mission and Installation Contracting Command
MICC – Fort Buchanan
399 Chrisman Road, Ste 101
Fort Buchanan, PR 00934-4206

Deanna Ochoa
Assistant Director
Office of Small Business Programs
(210) 466-2157
MICC – Fort Sam Houston
2205 Infantry Post Road, Bldg. 603
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-1361

Larry Hansen
SBA, Procurement Center Representative
Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division
US Small Business Administration
BLDG 120-S, Room 133
Highway 547
Lakehurst, NJ 08733
(732) 323-2216
PCR Coverage:

U.S. Department of the Army
Mission Contracting Office – Fort Dix
Mission and Installation Contracting Command
5418 S. Scott Plaza
Fort Dix, NJ 08640-5097

Torrence Trappier
Small Business Specialist
(609) 562-6486
FAX: (609) 562-3625

U.S. Department of the Air Force
87th Contracting Squadron
2402 Vandenberg Avenue
McGuire AFB, NJ 08641-1712

Suzanne Edgar
Director of Business Operation
(609) 754-5927
FAX: (609) 754-3735

U.S. Department of the Navy
Naval Air Warfare Center
Hwy 547, Building 120-C
Lakehurst, NJ 08733-5082

Dawn Chartier
Small Business Specialist
(732) 323-2933
FAX: (732) 323-2908

Department of the Army & Air Force
National Guard Bureau
U.S. Property & Fiscal Office for NJ
3601 Technology Drive
Fort Dix, NJ 08640-7600

MAJ Jose Maldanaldo
Contracting Officer
(609) 562-0222
FAX: (609) 562-0229

Department of Veterans Affairs
Office of Acquisition & Logistics
Technology Acquisition Center
260 Industrial Way West
Eatontown, NJ 07724,

Tony Owens
Small Business Specialist
(732) 578-6426

State Emergency Management Offices:
You may want to contact the State Emergency Management Offices responding to Hurricane Sandy. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is working with those offices as well as other disaster responders.
For a listing of ALL State Emergency Management Offices, the web site is and click on the "Select a State" map
State Emergency Management Offices:


Subcontracting Opportunities with FEMA Prime Contractors:
Below is a listing of some FEMA Prime Contractors. If you are interested in Hurricane Sandy subcontracting opportunities or subcontracting opportunities in general, please visit these web sites and/or email the person listed. Some websites will bring you directly to the company Supplier & Contractor Registration Page.

American Medical Response
CH2M Hill

Fluor Government Group

Shaw Environmental and Infrastructure

Dewberry (Partner with Partnership for Temporary Housing)

G4S GS Inc. (Armed Guard Services)

Partnership for Temporary Housing

Atkins Global

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE):
Charles W. Mason, MSG, USA
Hurricane Recovery - Requirement Information
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
New York District
ALandT Contracting NCO
RFO New York
(718) 888-3185
Become a member of the Corps of Engineers Contractor Registries
If you are interested in performing disaster response and recovery work such as debris removal the COE website is:

Other Websites:

U.S. Small Business Administration - Hurricane Recovery Information -
Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) -
To find Federal business opportunities; you can search by inserting Hurricane Sandy in the search box. Click on "Hurricane Sandy Recovery". Then click on "Government Contracting" and it will take you to the Emergency Response page with GSA listed.
General Services Administration -
Public access to Government Spending - Displays information on specific spending initiatives including the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act covering Hurricane Sandy -

New York: The New York City (NYC) Webpage - including Post Sandy Cleanup -
NYC Small Business Services - New Hurricane Sandy Recovery Initiatives to be funded with $1.8 Billion in Federal Grants.
New York State Office of General Services -
Click on the Design and Construction Opportunities link which will bring you to a Special Notices section with a Hurricane Sandy listing of pre-approved vendors. To become a pre-approved vendor click on the contractor opportunities in the design and construction opportunities section, then click on emergency contracting.
New Jersey State Office - Hurricane Sandy information can be found at

To do business with the Federal Government - your company must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) Database. To register your company on-line: Go To: - click on "Register Entity". An entity wishing to do business with the federal government, such as FEMA, in the event of a natural disaster can complete the Disaster Relief section. You may enter up to three States for the "Geographic Area Served".




For Those Who Want to Help


FEMA has been collaborating with many national, state, tribal, and local partners in response to Hurricane Sandy, including the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) and the Corporation for National and Community Service. Learn more on how you can donate and volunteer responsibly to assist the survivors of Hurricane Sandy.



Rumor Control


There is a lot of misinformation circulating online. Visit our Rumor Control page for an on-going list of rumors and their true or false status.