.05 VSBE Liaison.

The head of each procurement agency shall designate an employee to be a VSBE liaison officer in the administration of that agency’s VSBE Program. The VSBE liaison officer shall be a high-level employee reporting directly to a Secretary, Deputy Secretary, or head of a procurement agency. The VSBE liaison officer is responsible for coordinating agency outreach efforts to the veteran business community, reviewing agency contracting procedures to ensure compliance with this chapter, assisting in the resolution of contracting issues, and for submitting required VSBE Program reports or information.