Dr. Douglas N. Goetz, even after retirement, has been brought back on board as a Professor of Contract and Property Management on an intermittent basis at the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) in Dayton, Ohio where he specializes in Contract Property Administration.
His new endeavor, President and CEO of GP Consultants – specializing in Contract Property Management issues.
He received his BA and MA from Hunter College of the City University of New York, and his Doctorate (Ph.D.) from The Ohio State University in National Security Policy Studies and Adult Education.
He has served on the faculty of DAU and previously the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) for over a quarter of a century.
Dr. Goetz has had extensive experience as a Property Administrator within the Department of Defense. He has written and has had published over 100 articles and multiple textbooks. His publications have included articles for numerous professional magazines and journals including articles for the National Contract Management Association and the National Property Management Association – with numerous article receiving awards of Technical Excellence. He served as the National Editor of the “Property Professional,” an international publication, for twenty years and is now the Editor Emeritus.
Dr. Goetz Chaired the DFARS Supplement 3 Rewrite Committee, where he was the principal author responsible for the creation of the DOD manual, DoD 4161.2-M used by all Government Property Administrators in the performance of their jobs. His most recent challenge – writing the Department of Defense Guide for the Administration of Contract Property – the replacement for the 1991 DoD Property Manual.
Dr. Goetz’ awards are impressive: He was the 1990 recipient of the Federal Property Manager of the Year award, the highest award presented by the United States Government in the field of Property Management. In 1993 he received the Jack Griffiths Property Manager of the Year award, and in 1998 the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Property Management Association, and in 2007 was presented the NCMA Alan E. Peterson Award for Distinguished Service in Government Contracts. He has also been recognized for his teaching abilities – awarded the John Demidovich Excellence in Teaching Award by AFIT in 1990 and in 2008, he was awarded the Defense Acquisition University Teacher of the Year. He has received both the Meritorious Civilian Service Award and the Superior Civilian Service Award.
Dr. Goetz is listed in Marquis’ “Who’s Who in American Education,” “Who’s Who in America,” and “Who’s Who in the World.”