Find a Procurement Technical Assistance Center

More than 300 local PTAC offices serve most areas of the country.   If there is not a PTAC office that serves your specific area, contact one that is nearest to you, and they may be able to help you. Most PTACs can also provide assistance via phone, e-mail, and webcall in cases where distance presents a challenge.

California University of PA Government Agency Coordination Office (GACO)

Assists businesses in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Greene and Washington counties.

Regional PTAC - Headquarters
250 University Ave. Box 20
California, PA 15419
(724) 938-5881
Kate Glodek
Program Manager
Phone: (724) 938-5881
Email Address:
Tracy Julian
Contracting Coordinator
Phone: (724) 938-5881
Email Address:
GACO California University of PA
Riverside Center for Innovation
700 River Avenue Suite 220
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 237-6098
Tyler Verin
Phone: (412) 237-6098
Email Address:
GCAC Slippery Rock University
006 Eisenburg Classroom Building
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
(724) 738-2346
Renee Decker
Phone: (724) 738-2346
Email Address:

Indiana University of PA PTAC

In Pennsylvania - Allegheny, Armstrong, Fayette, Indiana, Westmoreland

Regional PTAC - Headquarters
644 Pratt Drive
Eberly College of Business, Suite 108F
Indiana, PA 15705-1036
(724) 357-7824
Ron Moreau
Program Manager
Phone: (724) 357-7824
Email Address:
Southwest PA Commission
Two Chatham Center
Suite 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-3451
Steve Meredith
Program Manager, Government Contract Procurement
Phone: (412) 395-5590 325
Email Address:


The JARI PTAC assists Pennsylvania businesses located in Cambria and Somerset Counties. You can find us on Facebook at

Regional PTAC - Headquarters
245 Market Street Suite 200
Johnstown, PA 15901
(814) 254-4022
Rodney Patterson
Government Procurement Specialist
Phone: (814) 425-5098
Email Address:
Cindy Saylor
Administrative Staff
Phone: (814) 535-8675
Email Address:
Lenora Leasure, Certified Procurement Professional (CPP)
Program Manager
*Certified VA Verification Counselor
Phone: (814) 254-4022
Email Address:

Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance PTAC

Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill and Wayne Counties

Regional PTAC - Headquarters
1151 Oak Street
Pittston, PA 18640
(570) 655-5581
Karen Ostroskie, CCAS
Sr. Program Manager
Phone: (570) 655-5581
Paula Terpak
Government Procurement Specialist
Phone: (570) 655-5581 231
Email Address:
Frank Migneco
Government Procurement Manager
Phone: (570) 655-5581
Stephen Ursich
V.P. Business Development Services Department
Phone: (570) 655-5581 242
Email Address:

Northwest Commission PTAC

Serves Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, and Warren counties in Pennsylvania.

Regional PTAC - Headquarters
395 Seneca Street
Oil City, PA 16301
(814) 677-4800
Melissa Becker
Government Contracting Specialist
Phone: (814) 677-4800
Email Address:
Robyn Young
Program Manager
*Certified VA Verification Counselor
Phone: (814) 677-4800 130
Email Address:
Kelly Weaver
Government Contracting Specialist
Phone: (814) 677-4800 108
Email Address:


Adams, Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, Union, York.

Regional PTAC - Headquarters
201 Furnace Road
Lewisburg, PA 17837
(570) 522-7224
Robert Brown, CCAS
Program Director *Certified VA Verification Counselor
Phone: (570) 524-4491 7224
Email Address:
Jennifer Heebner
Program Analyst
Phone: (570) 522-7256
Email Address:
Cylinda Krahel
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (570) 524-4491 7235
Email Address:
Kutztown University
Serving the following counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania: Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia and York.
15200 Kutztown Road
Kutztown, PA 19530
Laurie Sterner-Berks County
Government Procurement Specialist *Certified VA Verification Counselor
Phone: (484) 646-5811
Email Address:
Kutztown University - Lancaster
51 S. Duke Street
Suite 400
Lancaster, PA 17602
(484) 513-6308
Josh Kovitch
Government Marketing Specialist
Phone: (717) 869-5438
Email Address:
Kutztown University - Exton (Chester, Lower Montgomery)
Contact Laurie Sterner - (610)458-1986.
737 Constitution Drive
Exton, PA 19341
(484) 646-4005
Kutztown University - York
600 North Hartley Street
York, PA 17404
(484) 646-4005
Linda Grove
Government Marketing Specialist
Phone: (717) 825-1132
Email Address:
Lehigh University (Northampton, Upper Bucks, Upper Montgomery, Lehigh)
125 Goodman Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015-3700
(610) 758-3665
Jasmita Saini
Government Marketing Specialist
Phone: (610) 758-3665
Email Address:
Widener University (Delaware, Lower Bucks, Philadelphia)
School of Business-Quick Center
1304 Walnut Street
Chester, PA 19013
(610) 499-4109
Kevin Tacchino
Government Marketing Specialist
Phone: (610) 499-4325
Email Address:
Bruce Downing
Government Marketing Specialist
Phone: (610) 499-4312
Email Address:

Southern Alleghenies Planning & Development Commission PTAC

The PTAC at SAP&DC provides procurement technical assistance to businesses located in the counties of Bedford, Blair, Fulton, and Huntingdon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We also partner with the North Central (Ridgway, PA) and Northern Tier (Towanda, PA) PTACs.

Regional PTAC - Headquarters
3 Sheraton Drive
Altoona, PA 16601-9343
(814) 949-6528
James Gerraughty, MBA, CPP
Government Procurement Program Manager
*Certified VA Verification Counselor
Phone: (814) 949-6528
Email Address:
Gloria Brooks
Goverment Procurement Program Specialist
*Certified VA Verification Counselor
Phone: (814) 949-6518
Email Address:
North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning & Development Commission
The PTAC at North Central provides procurement technical assistance to businesses located in the Pennsylvania Counties of: Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean, and Potter.
49 Ridgway Drive
Ridgway, PA 15853
(814) 773-3162
Barbara Brennen
Procurement Outreach Specialist
Phone: (814) 773-3162
Email Address:
Northern Tier Regional Planning & Development Commission
The PTAC at Northern Tier provides procurement technical assistance to businesses located in the Pennsylvania Counties of: Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, and Wyoming.
312 Main Street
Towanda, PA 18848
(888) 868-8800
Laurie Lentz
PTAC Program Manager
*Certified VA Verification Counselor
Phone: (570) 265-1538
Email Address: