Norcal PTAC Presents: Become A Wildland Firefighting Vendor | Forest Service Procurement [VIPR]Name: Norcal PTAC Presents: Become A Wildland Firefighting Vendor | Forest Service Procurement [VIPR]Date: January 21, 2021Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PSTWebsite: TO REGISTEREvent Description:
Interested in becoming a wildland firefighting vendor? Learn more about the required Forest Service vendor portal, VIPR.
The forest Service purchasing forecast for 2021 includes chainsaw repair service, chippers, mobile sleeper units/RVs, sack lunch, portable toilets, portable air traffic control towers, potable water, miscellaneous heavy equipment, and more.
The Virtual Incident Procurement (VIPR) is an electronic bidding and award system currently used by the Forest Service for wildland firefighting solicitations. VIPR allows the Contracting Officers (COs) to create, award, and manage wildland fire resource solicitations and agreements through an electronic procurement process. Vendors must be registered and submit their bid response and modifications through the VIPR system.
Webinar Topics Include:
- Prerequisite requirements for registering in VIPR
- How to register in VIPR and submit an offer
- Contract compliance
Christina Jones, Norcal PTAC Sr./Lead Procurement Specialist
Christina is an expert business consultant and facilitator with over 20 years of experience in developing process improvement and training programs to position small businesses for government sales. She specializes in 8(a) certification, contract vehicles to include GSA, and proposal writing. Christina has a proven track record in increasing economic impact through calculated one-on-one counseling of small to medium sized businesses.
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