REQUEST FOR STATEMENTS OF INTEREST
PROJECT TO BE INITIATED IN 2019
Project Title: Cultural Resources Training Support for AIR FORCE CIVIL ENGINEER CENTER (AFCEC)
Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential investigators for a project to be funded by the US Air Force, which provides professional and technical support for its Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan (INRMP) in order to facilitate successful implementation of the 16 USC 670c-1 Sikes Act. Approximately $119,500.00 is expected to be available to support this project.
The background of the scope is associated with cultural resources expertise and training for AFCEC, to meet the existing AF and cultural requirements.
This Scope of Objectives (SOO) provides the details of work to be performed for the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) through a cooperative agreement (CA). The CA purpose is to improve existing and develop new cultural resources training items and modules. The AFCEC Environmental Directorate requires technical expertise for environmental programs to ensure that Air Force and federal environmental regulations are met while minimizing the impact of Air Forces activities on cultural and tribal resources. AFCEC has also been directed to provide training for expert and non-experts especially in areas of tribal relations pursuant to AFI 90-2002, Air Force Interactions with Federally-Recognized Tribes, as well as all other aspects of cultural resources compliance per AFI 32-7065, Cultural Resources Management. The cooperative agreement establishes a cost-effective, time-efficient, and flexible capability to support AFCEC program.
Materials Requested for Statement of Interest/Qualifications:
Please provide the following via e-mail attachment to: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org (Maximum length: 2 pages, single-spaced 12 pt. font).
1. Name, Organization, Cage Code, Duns number, and Contact Information
2. Brief Statement of Qualifications (including):
a. Biographical Sketch,
b. Relevant past projects and clients with brief descriptions of these projects,
c. Staff, faculty or students available to work on this project and their areas of expertise,
d. Any brief description of capabilities to successfully complete the project you may wish to add (e.g. equipment, laboratory facilities, greenhouse facilities, field facilities, etc.).
Note: A full study proposal and proposed budget are NOT requested at this time.
Additional Specific Requirements are as follows:
The NFE should have a minimum of 5 years of recent experience in Air Force cultural resources management and tribal relations technical and training (in regards to AFI 90-2002) expertise.
Review of Statements Received: All statements of interest received will be evaluated by a board comprised of one or more people at the receiving installation or activity, who will determine which statement(s) best meet the program objectives. Based on a review of the Statements of Interest received, an investigator or investigators will be invited to prepare a full study proposal. Statements will be evaluated based on the investigator’s specific experience and capabilities in areas related to the study requirements.
Please send responses or direct questions to:
Alisa Marshall, Contract Specialist
Kali Evans, Program Manager
Timeline for Review of Statements of Interest: The RSOI are required to be out for a minimum of 10 working days. Review of Statements of Interest will begin July 8, 2019.
REQUEST FOR STATEMENTS OF INTEREST