Government Contracting

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

The PTAC at the Northwest Commission provides assistance to businesses located within the region that are pursuing work with government agencies. This free program is a business tool that enables companies to more competitively pursue and obtain government work—including prime and subcontract work at the Federal, State and Local levels of government—by providing information, opportunities and technical assistance. The Northwest Commission’s PTAC has been serving businesses the region for over 35 years.  

We serve the following counties:
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Our main purpose is to assist businesses with:
  • Understanding the basics of government contracting
  • Preparing proposals and reviewing solicitation documents, etc.
  • Marketing to federal, state and local governments
  • Technical assistance with various government systems
  • Understanding government regulations
  • Training to the Department of Defense Cybersecurity regulations
  • Assistance with Capability Statements
  • And much more

 PTACs work with companies that are new to government contracting as well as businesses already established in this market.

Request one-on-one counseling with a Professional PTAC counselor

This Procurement Technical Assistance Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Department of Defense.

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Contact Information:

Phone: 814.677.4800
Fax: 814.677.7663
Emailnwpaptac@northwestpa.org

Robyn Young,
Government Contracting Manager:  Erie & Warren Counties

robyny@northwestpa.org
814.677.4800 x130

Melissa Becker,
Government Contracting Specialist:  Clarion, Crawford & Lawrence Counties

melissab@northwestpa.org
814.677.4800 x124

Aaron Ritsig, 
Government Contracting Specialist: Venango, Forest & Mercer Counties

aaronr@northwestpa.org
814.677.4800 x108