Steven Haines

Steven Haines

Division Chief, Contracting & Procurement, Bureau of Diplomatic Security

U.S. Department of State

Steven Haines is the Division Chief for Contracting and Procurement at the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security. He oversees and directs the development and implementation of contracting and procurement services, policies, and procedures for program offices across the bureau. Steven also serves as the senior advisor to the Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security, Executive Director, and other senior leadership for on all matters related to contracting and procurement. His division oversees the bureau’s purchase card program, interagency agreements, personal services contracts, grants and cooperative agreements, as well as requests for formal contract actions from the Department’s contracting activity.

Prior to joining DS in 2018, Steven served as a senior contracting officer within the Department’s Office of Acquisitions Management, with 12 years’ experience in government contracting. He currently holds a contracting officer’s warrant, a FAC-C Level III certification, and is a Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM).

He has earned numerous Departmental awards, is a lifetime member of the National Contracts Management Association, and holds a Bachelor’s degree from McDaniel College.


Emerging Federal Procurement Policy Affecting Security Products

Wednesday, June 26th
Contracting officials, security end-users and industry representatives discuss the latest procurement trends, policy developments, regulations and GSA contract changes related to security products and critically important both to security practitioners and suppliers.