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Dr. Michael Eric Wooten

Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy

Dr. Michael Eric Wooten was appointed by the President of the United States to serve as the Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy. Previously while serving as Acting Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education at the U.S. Department of Education, he participated in the President's national apprenticeship initiative, criminal justice reform, and other domestic policy initiatives. He also served as the deputy chief procurement officer for the District of Columbia government. Dr. Wooten is the former Chairman of the Board for Northern Virginia Community College. He has served on several other boards to include local political office. Dr. Wooten is a U.S. Marine veteran (1982 - 2003). He has commanded a 1,200 Marine unit and is a veteran of Afghanistan. He holds a doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania, a master of science in contract management from the Naval Postgraduate School, and master’s degrees from George Washington University and Norwich University.