(a) CPARS Guidance and User Manual are available at https://www.cpars.gov/refmatl.htm.
DISA CPARS Procedures is available at https://www.ditco.disa.mil/hq/deskbooks.asp.
(a)(1)(i) Past performance assessments are a combined responsibility of the Assessing Official (AO) Assessing Official Representative (AOR), Reviewing Official (RO), and Contractor Representative (CR).
(a)(1)(ii) The contracting officer shall be assigned as the AO. The RO is at least a level above the AO. The contracting officer and Focal Point (PSD Contract Specialist) appoint AORs (Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) or Program Office Representatives) to assist the AO with writing the evaluation. If the AOR is the COR, then the AOR designation shall be included in the COR appointment letter.