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Jeffrey Lamke
Chief, Launch Service Division
Source Evaluation Board Manager
Procurement Office

Jeff Lamke is the chief, Launch Service Division, and the Source Evaluation Board (SEB) manager in the Procurement Office at NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Fla. As chief of the Launch Service Division, Lamke and his team are responsible for the acquisition and contract administration for Expendable Launch Vehicle services for all NASA and NASA-supported missions including placement and contract administration for commercial payload processing services. In addition, in his role as SEB Manager, Lamke provides expert procurement guidance and advice to all significant KSC Procurement Development Teams (PDTs) and Source Evaluation Boards (SEBs).

Lamke received an Associate in Arts degree in Financial Management from Montgomery College in Rockville, Md., in 1989, a Bachelor's degree from George Mason University in Virginia in 1990, and completed a Federal Procurement and Contracts Administration certification program at the University of Virginia in 1990.

Lamke began working for NASA in 1989 as a contract specialist at the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). Prior to joining the Kennedy Space Center in January 2001, Lamke was the Source Evaluation Board manager for GSFC since 1998. Lamke has provided expert advice and guidance to more than 25 SEBs, including major space flight hardware development and support service source selections, as well as several significant cooperative agreement selections.

Lamke attained the designation of certified professional contracts manager from the National Contract Management Association in November 1992 and NASA Office of Procurement's highest-level certification in 1997. Throughout his career with NASA, Lamke has received numerous honors and awards including performance, group achievement, Acquisition Improvement, and NASA Honor Awards.

Lamke and his wife Kathleen have three daughters and two sons.

April 2005

Biographies - Current Employees