Suellen Jeffress : NIDDK

Suellen Jeffress

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Current Position:
Director, Office of Acquisitions


Ms. Suellen D. Jeffress is the Director, Office of Acquisitions (OA), Division of Extramural Activities (DEA), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).  The OA is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, awarding and administering the comprehensive acquisition program for:  NIDDK, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; and John E. Fogarty International Center.  Ms. Jeffress has nearly 28 years in the contracting field. 


Ms. Jeffress’ credentials include:  MBA in Procurement and Contracting, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; Baccalaureate Degree, Grove City College, PA; Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.; Harvard University Program for Senior Executive Fellows, Cambridge, MA; Member of the Army Acquisition Corps; DoD Level III Certification in Program Management and Contracting (highest certification level); and Certified Professional Contracts Manager, National Contract Management Association; Leadership for a Democratic Society, Federal Executive Institute, Charlottesville, VA; and Competing in a New Business Environment:  A Program for Defense Acquisition Executives, Darden Graduate School, University of Virginia.

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