Deputy Program Manager
Mrs. Darlene Coen currently serves as the Deputy Program Manager for the NASA SEWP Program, which is a premier Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) providing access to the latest in Information Technology products to the entire Federal Government. Mrs. Coen, with more than 25 years of federal government experience, manages procurement oversight, financial policy and SEWP’s overall business administration. Prior to leading this effort, Mrs. Coen served as a NASA Contracting Officer where she provided a full range of procurement support for the most complex acquisitions in access of $250 billion. Prior to NASA, Mrs. Coen worked for various agencies within the Department of Defense and the Department of Transportation, as well as several private industry firms. She is an active participant in The National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and has received several federal awards including The Acquisition Improvement Award. Raised in Maryland, Mrs. Coen earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Management Studies from the University of Maryland University College and received her Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III certification from the Defense Acquisition University in 2005.