National Board of Directors


The Dulles Corridor Chapter is proud that two of our members are on the NCMA Board of Directors for the 2016-2017 Program Year:

  • Kim Rupert, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow—President-Elect

Kim Rupert is the Senior Vice President for Corporate Contracts, Procurement, and Pricing for SAIC. She is responsible for setting policy across the functional organization to facilitate business operations and ensure compliance with laws and regulations. She rejoined SAIC in this corporate capacity in December 2007 after a brief stint at QinetiQ North America as their Senior Vice President of Contracts and Procurement. Before that, she spent 12 years in positions of increasing responsibility at SAIC. Prior to that, she worked in the contracts department of Ideas, Inc., a company later acquired by SAIC. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland and received an MBA from Johns Hopkins University. She also has a Masters Certificate in Government Contracting from The George Washington University. She has previously served on NCMA’s Board of Advisors and as a Chapter Vice President and President of NCMA’s Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chapter.

  • Patricia Garcia—Director

Patricia Garcia is Vice President of Contracts for Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems. She has over 28 years of experience within government and commercial contracting, including 24 years at Raytheon Company. Before assuming this position, she was the Director of Contracts for Integrated Communications Systems of Raytheon Network Centric Systems. In 1984, she worked in acquisitions at the Robins Air Force Logistics Command Center. She holds an MBA in business administration and a bachelor’s in business administration from Georgia College. She is also a qualified Raytheon Six Sigma specialist.