Truphelia M. Parker
Ms. Truphelia M. Parker joined the NASA Office of Small Business Programs in November 2006 as a program support contractor. Currently, Ms. Parker, now a civil servant, provides direct oversight of five major programs and several operational components providing guidance and information for the agency’s small business program to include but not limited to strategic planning, information technology, organizational processes and external relations and outreach. Ms. Parker, is a Contracting Officer’s Representative and has a Master of Public Administration from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and a Bachelor’s of Science in Political Science from Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama and is a member of the Presidential Management Intern Class of 1999. In a volunteer capacity Ms. Parker is activity involved in the Loudoun County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, which is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world.