Vicksburg, Miss… The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District announces the selection of Lynniese Cosey-Mayfield as Chief of the Contracting Office.
Cosey-Mayfield has over 26 years of extensive contracting experience which included previous positions with the Aviation Systems Command in St. Louis, Missouri, the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration, both in Washington, D.C. She came to the Vicksburg District in 2002 as a contracting team leader and later served as a branch chief.
As the Chief of the Contracting Division, she will be the principal procurement official and primary contracting officer for the Vicksburg District. As the official, she will contract for supplies, construction and architect-engineering services, utilities, and agreements via any authorized government contracting method.
She is a native of Vicksburg and earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in business administration from Jackson State University. She is a member of the National Contract Management Association. She is married to Gregory Mayfield and they are the parents of two children.
In fiscal year 2013, the Vicksburg District contracting office awarded 836 contract actions and obligated approximately $128 million that benefited communities in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. For more information visit our website. www.mvk.usace.army.mil
Release no. 14-011