Lynn de Séve
GSA Schedules Inc.
Lynn de Séve is founder and president of GSA Schedules, Inc., a small woman-owned business focusing on government contract consulting in business since 1984. De Séve has over 35 years of expertise in the submission, negotiation, implementation, marketing, contract administration and compliance of General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule contracts, with a strong focus in the electronic, IT and security industry.
Over the many years of working in the federal marketplace, de Séve has established partnering relationships with GSA commodity buying centers, agency contracting officers, contract administrators and government customers for multidisciplined companies. Clients benefit from her seasoned expertise, whereby on a daily basis she presents the views of the industry to GSA and key government decision makers while being on the cutting edge of information concerning policies and regulations within GSA and other federal Government Agencies. GSA Schedules, Inc.’s list of blue ribbon clients, the leaders in the security industry, speaks for itself.
De Séve has presented at many industry events, training seminars and government expos. She is a member of NCMA, ASIS and SIA. As a member of SIA, she serves on the Government Relations Committee and chairs the Government Procurement Policy Working Group. She was awarded the SIA 2006 Statesman Award for her leadership related to public policy challenges impacting the electronic physical security industry. She is the recipient of the SIA Chairman’s Award for 2015 and a frequent contributing writer for security industry publications.
De Séve served for over 10 years as the industry chair for the executive council of the GSA Alliance for Quality Business Solutions at the GSA Greater Southwest Acquisition Center. In this capacity, she served as both an organizer and a presenter in GSA Industry Day training events for GSA contractors. She continues her studies of the ever-changing Federal Acquisition Regulations.
GSA programs are critically important both to security practitioners and suppliers of security products. This panel will provide an update the multiple award schedules program as it continues to evolve to meet security and protection needs, including:
- New COVID-19 waivers of solicitation requirements
- New identification of products and services
- Buy American changes
- Security and protection category sales
- Commercial platforms implementation
- Phase 3 of schedules contract consolidation
- May 2021 mass modification
- Changes to GSA Advantage requirements
- How Office of Customer and Stakeholder Engagement services can help you
- Implementation of NIST SP 800-171
This session will provide an overview the funding and programs in the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan that will involve new safety and security solutions and improvements within our nation’s transportation and other critical infrastructure sectors, the rules governing these expenditures and what to expect from infrastructure measures to be considered by the 117th Congress.