Daucey has been involved with government contracting and small businesses since creating his first company in 1986. Over the years his various companies have been certified 8a, HUB Zone, veteran owned, SDB, and SDVOSB. He has served on Tribal Council and has assisted multiple tribes to enter and/or increase their participation in government contracting; particularly in helping Tribal Council understand SBA regulations covering 8a and HUB Zone certifications for tribal owned entities. Daucey is an Air Force veteran having graduated from the US Air Force Academy. He also holds an MBA.
Lea Anne Burke
Lea Anne is working to strengthen Native PTAC’s relationships with the 45 recognized Native American and 229 Alaska Native tribal governments and communities in our five state region. Lea Anne places a high value on communication and supporting the long term social, economic, and ecological health for our clients and their communities.
A small business owner, as well, Lea Anne is a graduate of The Evergreen State College and has a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington.
Native PTAC Program Manager
888-467-0240 Ext 702
Kylene has been in the PTAC family since 2003. Before joining Native PTAC, Peters worked at the Washington State PTAC program for 9 years and served as the Statewide Program Manager.
In her current role, she is responsible for overall planning, direction and results of Native PTAC, ensuring that the development and implementation of the organization’s marketing, outreach and communications strategies and activities are tied to the execution and implementation of the Two Rivers CDC and Native PTAC concept and vision on a regional basis. She has previous VA procurement experience. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Services Administration, is certified as an Associate Contracting Assistance Specialist (ACAS) by the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC).
Peters has worked with, and on behalf of, small- and medium-size businesses for over two decades within several industries and has been an entrepreneur with a home based business. She has an extensive background in business development, technical assistance services, education and training in regards to federal, state, local and tribal government agencies. She responds to requests for information, oversees and conducts business outreach, assists in educating and in training small businesses. To that end, she has consistently promoting economic growth locally and regionally.
A strong small business advocate, Marnie has been working with small businesses since 2003, with previous experience with Washington PTAC, the Northwest Women’s Business Center, the WSU Small Business Development Center, and as a part time faculty with Edmonds Community College.
Marnie has experience in online communications, streamlining sales and business processes, development of training and procedure manuals, not to forget her great marketing skills. Marnie holds a BA in Business Administration.She is a VA Certified Counselor and helps businesses with Veteran Owned and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Verification.
Tina L. D. Long
Regional Business Counselor, Alaska
Koyukon Athabascan, Rampart village Tribal Member
888-467-0240 Ext 705
Strengthening, supporting, and developing disadvantaged, rural and Alaska Native small businesses has been a goal of Tina Long’s career. As Native PTAC’s Business Counselor for Alaska, Tina is bringing over eight years of experience working to develop SBA certified 8(a) companies and contract administration. Her resume includes experience in management and administration, marketing and business development, planning, construction management, project management, proposal writing and editing, personnel management, plus, years of work to enhance economies in rural Alaska.
Most recently, Tina served as Corporate Business Development Manager, General Manager, and DC Regional Support Manager for an ANC holding company and its subsidiaries in DC and CA. She helped capture and manage Federal contracts (ranging in size up to $500M) for four ANC 8(a) enterprises. She has researched markets, bid opportunities and solicitations, prepared and presented business capabilities and proposal documents regularly to Federal government officials in coastal states from MD to FL and CA to AK. Additionally, relationships have been built with agency representatives, industry and trade organizations. Previously, she worked with numerous tribes and ANCSA village corporations, the State of Alaska and several statewide not-for-profit entities.
Tina is a lifelong Alaskan, and an ANCSA regional and village corporation shareholder. She has a BBA in Business Administration and Marketing from University of Washington and a Certificate in Contract Management from ESI/George Washington University.
Lawrence has spent his entire professional career working with tribes, Native organizations, Alaska Native corporations, and small companies. His career includes more than thirty-five years of professional experience in business development and consulting which includes over twenty years of executive management and supervisory experience.
Lawrence has been actively involved in development of companies that wish to contract with federal, state and local governments. He has also served on the board of directors for a number of tribal owned companies as well as having served as Chief Executive Officer for a tribal owned federal contracting company. Lawrence has also served positions for tribes as an Economic Development Director and as General Manager.
Originally from Oklahoma, Lawrence has lived in the Northwest for almost twenty years. A member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, Lawrence is a strong advocate for tribal culture and ceremony. He is a member of the Kiowa Black Leggings Warrior Society, Kiowa Tiah Piah Society and Ohomah Lodge Wardance Society. He is a Viet Nam Era veteran having served in the U. S. Navy. He is married to Lanie Mae SpottedBird and has one grown son and one grandson.
We are proud to announce that our very own Marnie Tyson has earned her Certified Procurement Professional Certification through the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers. During the rigorous process, she had to complete 34 hours of training in core...
Some of the most common questions we hear at Native PTAC are variations of “How do I work with the Tribes?” As there are currently 567 federally recognized domestic sovereign nations within the United States, there is no one-size fits all direct answer. Each Nation is...