Who We Are

The Office of Acquisition and Property Management (PAM) is located in the Office of the Secretary under the direction of the Assistant Secretary - Policy, Management, and Budget. The office reports to Debra E. Sonderman, the Department of the Interior's Senior Procurement Executive. PAM is responsible for the DOI procurement and nonprocurement suspension and debarment program. The DOI Debarring and Suspending Official is Debra E. Sonderman.

We provide executive level leadership in the areas of acquisition and financial assistance (grants and cooperative agreements); real, museum and personal property; government furnished quarters; space management; energy efficiency, water conservation, and renewable energy programs; motor vehicle fleet and transportation management; integrated charge card program; and automated systems to support these functional areas. The Office coordinates policy development and promotes business professionalism through program evaluation and guidance, support to capital planning, and through advocacy and support for program and bureau operations in all of its functional areas.

As described in the Department Manual, we are responsible for all policy aspects of Departmentwide functions related to acquisition and financial assistance [grants and cooperative agreements]; real, museum and personal property; space management; energy efficiency, water conservation, and renewable energy programs; motor vehicle fleet management; capital asset planning and related automated systems.

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DOI Acquisition, Assistance, and Asset Policy (DOI-AAAP) Portal

Please use the following link to connect to the DOI Acquisition, Assistance, and Asset Portal (DOI-AAAP): DOI-AAAP PORTAL LINK. The portal hosts implementing policy at DOI for the following functions: acquisition, charge card, energy management, financial assistance, fleet, housing management, museum property, personal property, real property, space management, and systems and reporting. All regulatory policy and Departmental Manual Chapters are found by Program area on this Website.


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