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Development District Association of Appalachia (DDAA)

Request for Qualifications for Management & Administration Services

Due Date:  November 15, 2017

The Development District Association of Appalachia (DDAA) is requesting Statements Of Qualifications from experienced firms or persons to perform management and administrative services, including serving as the DDAA Executive Consultant.  This is a contract based position and the selected contractor shall be responsible for all expenses incurred while performing services.  Compensation, which shall include related expenses, will be negotiated, but will include consideration for experience.

The successful RFQ respondent will manage the Association as the Executive Consultant under the general supervision of the DDAA Board of Directors and will be responsible for carrying out the mission, vision and goals of the DDAA.  Interested firms or persons are encouraged to review the DDAA 2015-2020 Strategic Plan prior to responding to the RFQ.

The DDAA is a membership organization of the 73 Local Development Districts (LDD's) serving the 420 counties of the Appalachia Region of the United States. The DDAA works to strengthen LDDs and their member governments and to provide leadership to support the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) federal-state-local partnership.

Procedure for RFQ Submittal:

To respond to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ), an interested firm or individual should submit one (1) electronic copy (in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format) of its Statement Of Qualifications (SOQ) to:

Richard Zink, President
Development District Association of Appalachia

Download the DDAA Executive Consultant RFQ

Statements Of Qualifications MUST be received electronically at the email above
by 12:00 noon EST on November 15, 2017. 

Late submissions will not be considered.

Questions regarding this RFQ or submittal requirements should be directed to Richard Zink at and copied to  All questions and corresponding responses will be posted to the DDAA website for review by all interested firms or individuals.

Development District Association of Appalachia members are not eligible for consideration under this RFQ.