National Contract Management Association (NCMA) Chesapeake Bay Chapter
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Chapter Officers ~ 2016-2017 Fiscal Year
Leona Charles, President
Leona Charles, Vice President

Leona Charles is a seasoned professional with ten years of experience having managed projects and teams in the Manufacturing industry in the United Kingdom to non-profit organizations in the United States. The range of experience is vast, ranging from having held Department of Defense (DoD) positions in National Security to a faculty position at the University of Phoenix. Dedicated to creating sustainable Six Sigma initiatives within organizations, Mrs. Charles is a dedicated and experienced source of knowledge for clients and colleagues. Ms. Charles currently holds an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix, a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas-San Antonio and a Black Belt in Six Sigma.

Travora Levasseur, Vice President
Travora Levasseur, Vice President

Mrs. Travora Levasseur is a Contract Specialist for the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) in Patuxent River, MD. She is also a member of the Naval Acquisition Development Program (NADP). Travora’s professional background ranges from working for a diverse range of organizations, as well as serving over 6 years in the United States Army. These various positions have afforded her a unique perspective on leadership, professionalism, and life. Mrs. Levasseur received her graduate degree, Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Florida Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) from Florida State University. During her free time Travora enjoys spending time with her family and cultivating her photography skills.

Sonja Scott, Vice President Events
Sonja Scott, Vice President Events

Ms. Sonja Scott serves as Contract Specialist for Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland. Upon joining NAVAIR team, Ms. Scott had a wealth of experience with Department of the Navy, at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Finance, a subcontracts professional with Naval Sea Command, Washington Navy Yard and a Cost Analyst with Department of Veterans Affairs. Ms. Scott has received recognition and an award from the Secretary of the Navy for Superior service at the Washington Navy Yard in 2013; she is also a member of African American Pipeline Advisory Team. Ms. Scott currently holds an M.B.A. from Strayer University for Government Acquisitions, and a Bachelor’s degree from Park University in Psychology.

Tonya Lee, Secretary
Tonya Lee, Secretary

Tonya Lee is currently a Buyer at Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO). In 1999 she worked for General Services Administration (GSA) as temporary employee in the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) where she began her learning and passion for small businesses and contracting. From there, positions at Georgetown University added more experience working with vendors as an Analyst in the Procurement Office. Working in procurement has given her the opportunity to learn various aspects of contracting from working directly with the vendors and establishing relationships, to working on proposals from office supplies and furniture to tools and vehicles. Gaining a Professional Management Certificate from Georgetown University and several college courses in Business Administration, she has and continues to develop her knowledge base in the contracting and procurement field.

Lisa Katzenberger, Chapter Treasurer and Director of Website & Publicity
Lisa Katzenberger, Director of Website & Publicity

Ms. Lisa Katzenberger is a Sr. Contracts Administrator with ManTech International Corporation located in Lexington Park, MD, and has been a member of NCMA since 2013. She has nine years’ experience in contracts administration and has been with ManTech for over eight years, starting her term with ManTech as a Procurement Manger/Senior Procurement Official. In 2013, Ms. Katzenberger received a Master’s Certificate in Government Contracting from George Washington University School of Business. She comes from a background of more than 15 years accounting and administration experience in residential and commercial construction, manufacturing, automotive, education, and health care industries. While attending Frostburg State University, Ms. Katzenberger served with AMERICORPS as a teaching assistant with the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services. She is a free-lance artist and photographer.

Kelly Thomas, Assistant Chapter Treasurer
Kelly Thomas, Assistant Chapter Treasurer

Ms. Kelly Thomas is a Contracts Manager for FGS, LLC.


Open Positions within the Chapter:

Director of Certifications/Training
Director of Membership
Director of Scholarships

Committee Chairs and Volunteers (Website, Publicity, Hospitality, Events)

Our Sponsors

The Patuxent Partnership
Technology Security Associates, Inc

If your company is interested in becoming a corporate sponsor of our chapter, please contact us for details.


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