The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) recently announced Chuck Spence was elected as the association’s Region 9 director. Spence currently serves as the director of the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) at the Governor’s Office Economic Development (GOED). 

In his new role, Spence will be responsible for communicating regional concerns to the Board and sharing Board actions and priorities with the members. 

“It’s an honor and privilege to serve my colleagues in the six western states that comprise Region 9,” said Spence. “PTAC procurement professionals are extremely dedicated to assisting their local business community and seeing them grow their business through government contracts. Here in Utah, PTAC is trying to spread the word that there is a business development program available that can help businesses navigate the sometimes complex world of federal contracting.”

Spence served APTAC in several capacities as the association’s president-elect, president, and immediate past president. He was also the president of the Utah Supplier Development Council from 2008-2011. Spence has testified before Congress on behalf of APTAC, has earned the respect and admiration of numerous CEO’s and business executives for his tireless effort to assist and facilitate business opportunities for his clients in the complex world of government contracting. 

Additionally, he has been recognized for his exemplary work by receiving four “Letters of Excellence” from former governor/ambassador Jon Huntsman and former Gov. Gary Herbert.

Chuck Spence was recently elected  Region 9 director of the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers.