Acting Chief Procurement Officer Keith W. Surber
Keith W. Surber has been the Acting Chief Procurement Officer since March 2014. He also currently fulfills his permanent position of Deputy Chief Procurement Officer, to which he was appointed in June 2010. From October 1995 to his appointment as the DCPO, Surber was the Director of OCPO's Western Field Contracting Operations in Denver, Colorado. From June 1992 to October 1995, he was the Director of the Regional Contracting Division for HUD's Ft Worth Regional Office. Prior to his HUD Contracting career, Surber was an officer in the United States Air Force, serving in various contracting positions in Minot, North Dakota; Montgomery, Alabama; and Ft Worth, Texas before resigning his commission to work for HUD. In total, Surber has almost 32 years of acquisition experience and over 33 years of total Federal service. Surber was awarded his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Oregon State University and received his MBA from Troy State University.