Competition Advocates

Contract Competition Advocate

The HHS Competition Advocate promotes competition for the purchase of products and services. The advocate works with HHS contracting officers to ensure that procurements are not a barrier to competition. The specific duties of the Advocate can be found in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).

HHS Contract Competition Advocate: Ms. Mary Coleman, (202) 205-4103

Task and Delivery Order Ombudsman

The Ombudsman reviews complaints from contractors and ensures they are afforded a fair opportunity to be considered, consistent with the procedures in the contract. For information about the duties of the Ombudsman, see the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).

Task and Delivery Order Ombudsman: Ms. Mary Coleman, (202) 205-4103

IMPORTANT: The Advocate and Ombudsman do not serve as a general complaint investigator for HHS programs not directly related to awarded competitions.

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