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Biography: Linda Luczak

Chief Contracting Officer
Division Chief BARDA Support
Office of Acquisitions Management, Contracts & Grants
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
US Department of Health and Human Services

Linda Luczak is the Chief Contracting Officer and Division Chief of Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) Support for the Office of Acquisition Management Contracts and Grants (AMCG) under the ASPR. She has been a Federal Contracting Professional for over 36 years. She has been a warranted Contracting Officer for over 29 years and DAWIA/FAC-C Level III certified for over 23 years. The vast majority of her contracting career (26 years) was with the Department of Defense stationed at the Pentagon and various Air Force Bases (Tinker AFB, Pope AFB and Andrews AFB). She has held numerous positions in a variety of contracting areas. As the Chief Contracting Officer for DOD (Pentagon), her office received a Small Business award accomplishment of an A+ rating. This rating was given for exceptional award achievement in 5 out of 6 Small Business categories. Over her career she has awarded/administered billions of dollars’ worth of federal contracts. The majority of projects assigned were very high profile, high dollar value, complex, critical, emergency and unique contracts. Since arriving at HHS in 2006, she has been the Contracting Officer on several of the most critical acquisitions/contracts for BARDA (H5N1 and H1N1 Pandemic Influenza vaccines and the innovative contract award for Centers for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing). During her career, she has received dozens of outstanding performance, achievement and customer service awards. The most noteworthy of these awards included her restoration/response work after the 9/11 attack at the Pentagon (DoD), large on-time under budget construction project for the Missile Defense Agency, emergency response to the H1N1 Influenza Pandemic in 2009 (HHS) and the HHS Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service as part of the ASPR Medical Countermeasures Team.

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  • This page last reviewed: April 14, 2016