Robyn Young Named Regional Director of APTAC

| March 5, 2019

OIL CITY, Pa. – Robyn Young, Government Contracting Manager for the Northwest Commission Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) in Oil City, was recently appointed to be a Regional Director of the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC).

Young will head Region 3, representing Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Maryland; there are 12 PTAC offices in this region, and, overall, nearly 100 PTACs across the country.

Young was nominated by her APTAC peers to fill the vacant position and will be officially elected and recognized during the Spring 2019 APTAC Conference, March 11-14 in Reno, NV.

In addition to her duties as program manager of the Northwest Commission PTAC, as Regional Director, Robyn will serve on the board of APTAC and represent Region 3 for a two-year term. APTAC’s Board and Committees are comprised entirely of volunteers who represent member PTACs. Robyn brings 7+ years of government contracting experience to the Association and strives to be a strong resource for new and seasoned PTACers.

Of her appointment, Ms. Young said, “I felt that it was my time to give back to the organization that has been so generous in assisting me throughout the years. I believe in the value of this organization and look forward to contributing my expertise and time when needed.”

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) are charged with assisting businesses in learning how to do business with federal, state, and local governments. PTACs are a local resource available at no or nominal cost that can provide assistance to business firms in marketing their products and services. They offer training to businesses on how to research and bid on contracts, assist with registration requirements, provide bid-matching services, and assist with pre and post award contracting issues.

Young is a Crown, Clarion County, native and a graduate of Clarion University.

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