Cathleen Garman
Cathleen Garman

Cathleen D. Garman

Commissioner

  • George Washington University, M.A. in Administrative Sciences
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A. in Political Science and Journalism
  • Recipient of the National Contract Management Association Herbert Roback Memorial Award for Acquisition Excellence and twice a Recipient of the “Federal 100” Award
  • Currently Retired
  • Past Experience:
    • Professional Staff Member of the House Committee on Armed Services
    • Executive Vice President for Public Policy at Contract Services Association
    • Professional Staff member at House Small Business Committee
    • Involved with formation and passage of several landmark legislation-
      • IMPROVE Acquisition Act of 2010
      • Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (1994)
      • Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (1992)
      • The section 800 panel legislation (1990)
      • Legislation to reform the defense civilian personnel system
      • Reauthorization of the Small Business Innovation Research Act
      • Business Opportunity Development Reform Act of 1988