APTAC’s Fellow Award is a special award bestowed on someone who has gone above and beyond in service to the Association and its members, often working behind the scenes in various capacities as needs demand, demonstrating dedication to the organization and the Procurement Technical Assistance Program over many years. Only 12 have been awarded since the inception of the Association. The last award was presented in 2018.
Tiffany has been instrumental in managing APTAC’s communications to its members using news blasts and other electronic alerts, quarterly newsletters, the APTAC website, and social media outlets. Tiffany’s leadership, she is a former APTAC President, is evident throughout many initiatives. As a current member of the APTAC Board, Tiffany continues to help guide the progress of the Association. She brings new ideas for training members. She strives to share best practices among the membership and is a true guru of continuous improvement through training, sharing, and communication.
Tiffany Scroggs joined PTAC as a counselor in 2007 and became Program Manager for the Washington PTAC in 2012. She is certified by APTAC as an Associate Contracting Assistance Counselor and a VA Verification Assistance Counselor. In 2014, she became Region 10 Director for APTAC. Tiffany has a BA in Communication from Western Washington University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from The Evergreen State College. Tiffany has worked with the small business community since moving to Olympia in 2003. Tiffany enjoys playing outside with her family and is an active Rotarian.
About APTAC: APTAC is the professional organization of and for the 96 Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) sponsored by the Department of Defense and local host organizations. APTAC supports the PTACs by providing them critical updates on the ever-changing procurement processes across all federal agencies, comprehensive training opportunities and certification, and a national presence to collaborate with federal agencies on small business contracting initiatives and otherwise provide a voice in national government contracting assistance and policy arenas.
About the Thurston Economic Development Council (Thurston EDC): The Thurston EDC has been supporting a strong economy in Thurston County since 1982 with a mission to create a dynamic and sustainable economy that supports the values of the people who live and work in Thurston County. At the foundation of our work are three main principles: recruit, retain, and expand. We work to maintain the health of local businesses by offering technical assistance and providing advocacy on their behalf. We present market opportunities to Thurston County employers, supporting them to expand their operations. We actively attract investment and employment opportunities into our region through outreach, promotion and trade missions.
About Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center: The Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is a program of the Thurston EDC, a non-profit organization in Lacey, WA. PTAC assists businesses, at no cost, in all areas of selling to the federal, state and local governments.